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Microcephaly

microcephaly

An abnormally small head of a newborn, a congenitally small brain.


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Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... species.[4][8] This is supported by a recent study published by paleoneurologist Dean Falk and her colleagues that disputes the possibility of microcephaly.[9] They compared the H. floresiensis brain to ten microcephalic brains, and revealed distinct differences that have so far gone unanswered ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 7:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of human brainsize have discovered two genes that when mutated can result in a severely reduced brain volume, or ‘Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly’. The gene microcephalin (MCPH1) regulates brain size during development and has experienced positive selection in the lineage leading ...

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by bluecafe669
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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