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(Permalink) Posted: April 09 2007,13:53   

Quote (Zachriel @ April 09 2007,13:14)
One such feature that distinguishes humans from other apes is a rapidly evolving gene involved in neural growth in the cerebral cortex.

Nature: The human factor      
What makes humans unique? A comparative genetics approach to this question reveals a candidate gene for a part in bestowing 'humanness'. Interestingly, the gene is expressed during embryonic development of the neocortex, the site of many of the brain's most sophisticated processes.

I am willing to wager a single-malt bottle of scotch that it will be discovered that a "certain sub-group of homos" (IDists and creationists) might be missing a vital link that allows them to think critically, and makes them more susceptible to religion and non-critical thinking.

Do I get moved to the Bathroom Wall for suggesting that the new group will be named Homo Stupidus?

Come on Tough Guy, do the little dance of ID impotence you do so well. - Louis to Joe G 2/10

Gullibility is not a virtue - Quidam on Dembski's belief in the Bible Code Faith Healers & ID 7/08

UD is an Unnatural Douchemagnet. - richardthughes 7/11

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