Mouse With ‘Humanized Version’ Of Human Language Gene Provides Clues To Language Development

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 language development alterations found in the brains of mice

Scientists of the German Mouse Clinic at Helmholtz Zentrum München have made a major contribution to understanding human language development. Using a comprehensive screening method, they studied a mouse model carrying a “humanized version” of a key gene associated with human language.

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Why Can We Talk? ‘Humanized’ Mice Speak Volumes About Evolutionary Past

 

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Mice carrying a “humanized version” of a gene believed to influence speech and language may not actually talk, but they nonetheless do have a lot to say about our evolutionary past, according to a report in the May 29th issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication.

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Virtual Smart Home Controlled By Your Thoughts

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Not exactly the latest fashion…. but brilliant!

Light switches, TV remote controls and even house keys could become a thing of the past thanks to brain-computer interface (BCI) technology being developed in Europe that lets users perform everyday tasks with thoughts alone.

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