Scientists Discuss the DNA Sequence That Dictates the Size of Our Brain

February 22, 2015 5:45 AM

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Scientists Discuss the DNA Sequence That Dictates the Size of Our Brain

Scientists have just announced that they have just found the gene that dictates the size of our brains. This is important when you compare the capability of the human animal compared with chimpanzees.

Study author Debra Silver explains, “We discovered that the human DNA sequence, which only had 16 changes in it compared to the chimp sequence, was being expressed differently in mice.”

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