Nels and Vincent consider evidence that a single amino acid change in the TKTL1 gene might have led to greater neurogenesis in the frontal cortex of modern humans compared with Neanderthals.
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- Human TKTL1 implies greater neurogenesis (Science)
- Everyone’s a little bit Neanderthal (TWiEVO 8)
- Tragic gene flow from Neanderthals (TWiV 676)
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