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Similarities Found In Human, Chimp Brains

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January 7, 1998
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Columbia University
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Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Columbia University and the National Institutes of Health have found that a region of the brain thought to control language is proportionately the same size in humans and chimpanzees, disproving a theory that the brain section was enlarged only in humans.

Columbia, Mount Sinai Scientists Find Region That Controls Language Identical in Both Species; Chimps May Use Gestures to Communicate


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