Allan Wilson and Mary-Clare King

Allan Wilson in the 1970s, and Mary-Claire King.

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15121. Little known in the 1970s about the causes of cancer, Mary-Claire King

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Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.

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Mary-Claire King talks about her first steps toward finding the gene responsible for certain kinds of inherited breast cancer.

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15974. Chimp and human (mtDNA)

In 1967, Allan Wilson and Vince Sarich published their estimate that the human lineage had separated from the great apes five million years ago.

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