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Doubled Gene Boosted Brain Power

By | May 7, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Stem Cell Suicide Switch

By | May 3, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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The Sugar Lnc

By | May 1, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Boyle’s Monsters, 1665

By | May 1, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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It’s Raining Mice

By | May 1, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Pigeon GPS Identified

By | April 26, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Melting Ice Releases Ancient Microbes

By | April 19, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Spotted: Emperor Penguins

By | April 17, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Spotting a Giraffe's Age

By | April 11, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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Insect Battles, Big and Small

By | April 10, 2012

Human-specific duplications of a gene involved in brain development may have contributed to our species’ unique intelligence.

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