We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Brain Evolution: Subtle genetic differences separate us from primates

News   Nov 27, 2017 | By Bill Hathaway for Yale University

 
Small Genetic Differences Among Species Mark Human Brain Evolution

The neurons expressing dopamine-producing enzymes are found in human neocortex, but not in same brain region of chimpanzee or gorilla. Yale.

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

It's Time to Keep Check on the Microbiome

News

Scientists have developed a novel technique based on an oscillating gene circuit that they hope will help to shed light on the human microbiome.

READ MORE

Motor Matter: How Myelin Is Essential for Movement

News

A team of researchers has established the neural circuit basis for motor learning tasks when myelination is impaired.

READ MORE

Against the Clock, People Tell You What You Want To Hear

News

When asked to answer questions quickly and impulsively, people tend to respond with a socially desirable answer rather than an honest one, a set of experiments shows.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Genomics Research Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE