Gene Responsible for Brain Size in Humans Identified

February 23, 2015 12:43 PM

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Gene Responsible for Brain Size in Humans Identified

A gene accountable for brain size in humans has been identified by researchers. This is a major breakthrough in evolutionary theory to distinguish between the brains and our closest simian cousins.

According to the researchers, brain size is a major indicative factor searcher. Humans have unique brains, which are about three times heavier and much complex and interconnected as compared to a chimpanzee. The human DNA sequence has 16 major changes in it as compared to the chimpanzee sequence. It...

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