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Links Between Brain Genes, Evolution, and Cognition Challenged

Science  22 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5807, pp. 1872
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5807.1872

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Last year, University of Chicago geneticist Bruce Lahn reported that he had uncovered genes that are still evolving in humans, and he suggested that they confer a brain-related boost (see main text). But some of his claims are running into heavy fire.