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Scientists Grow Bigger Monkey Brains Using Human Genes, Replicating Evolution https://interestingengineering.com/scientists-grow-bigger-monkey-brains-using-human-genes-replicating-evolution

Scientists Grow Bigger Monkey Brains Using Human Genes, Replicating Evolution

interestingengineering.com

published 6/19/2020

author

Fabienne Lang, Loukia Papadopoulos, Brad Bergan, Irmak Bayrakdar, Chris Young

summary

Scientists have successfully grown a monkey brain to be larger than its regular size by using a human brain gene, replicating that historical moment when humans and primates were set apart.