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Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]

Foxp2… the gene that makes us talk
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Foxp2… the gene that makes us talk

There’s a stereotype that most women talk too much, so men talk less and listen more. However, a protein may cause women to talk more. . Eliurka Milán Morejón . According to a study recently published by The Journal of Neuroscience, women speak 13,000 more words a day than men […]