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The hominoid trichotomy problem had been resolved, with chimpanzees (and their close cousins, the bonobos) determined at last to be our closest ape relative. Today, DNA technology and methodology have advanced to a stage where it is relatively straightforward as well as financially feasible to fully sequence entire genomes.

When we are comparing DNA nucleotides we know when we are comparing apples with apples or oranges with oranges. With morphological features, one could very well be comparing apples with oranges. Examples from recent investigations show us how the genetic basis underlying very similar-appearing anatomical features may be due to very different genetic changes in each of them. 5 Populations of these mice on the mainland of Florida are dark brown in coloration (similar to soil colors), but the beach mice populations inhabiting the white sand dune islands of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of Florida have each evolved very light-colored coats, providing them with camouflage against the sandy background.

Reproductive isolation means that the thousands of genes in the genome of individuals on one branch of the species tree are isolated from all the thousands of genes in the genome of individuals on the branch from which it diverged. That is, speciation events (or branching regions) of a species tree will have also caused gene trees to have branching events that coincide with the branches of the species tree. Thus, the species evolutionary history should be reflected in the majority of the genes of the species.

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