Scientists May Have Found a Key Shift Between The Brains of Humans And Neanderthals

Scientists May Have Found a Key Shift Between The Brains of Humans And Neanderthals

Scientists experimenting on mice have found evidence that key parts of the modern human brain take more time to develop than those of our long extinct cousin, the Neanderthal. Like the hare and the tortoise, slow and steady is the winner here. The extra time is caused by protein differences that also appear to reduce … Read more

Human genome sequenced in its entirety for the first time

Human genome sequenced in its entirety for the first time

An international team of almost one hundred scientists has uncovered the complete, gap-free human genome by deciphering the remaining and hitherto unknown sequences – opening the door for novel approaches to treat various diseases. This seminal, historical study is published in the renowned journal Science. The complete sequence of a human genome. Image Credit: Gio.tto/Shutterstock … Read more