1) Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14 and crayfish have 200;
2) We share 98.4% of our DNA with a chimp — and 70% with a slug;
3) The soles of your feet contain more sweat glands and more pressure-sensitive nerve endings per square inch than any other part of your body;
4) Human fingers stretch and bend about 25 million times in a normal lifetime.
(Published November 14, 2014)