Every human, we all have different genetic backgrounds, we all have lived separate lives. But our genomes are greater than 99 percent similar.

Allan Jones

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“A Map of the Brain.” TEDGlobal 2011. Jul. 2011. Conference Presentation.

Source: "A Map of the Brain." TEDGlobal 2011. Jul. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by Allan Jones, brain scientist and CEO of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, is from his 2011 TED Talk about genomes and the human brain. The quote means that while humans may seem very different from one another, we are incredibly similar in terms of our DNA makeup. Watch the full TED Talk here: Allan Jones - A Map of the Brain