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Apparently humans share 50% of their genome with bananas.

Shouldn't the quote be "to lay down his life for two bananas"? ;)

More seriously: The genome of different humans is extremely similar.

So shouldn't be r much higher than 0,5 for siblings? More like 99.5?

Wouldn't this make altruism inevitable?

Anyway, great article!

JT