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Scientists Found a Key Neurological Switch That Makes Human Brains So Large – ScienceAlert

What is it about humans that separates us from non-human primates, our closest living relatives? One of the biggest differentiators, scientifically speaking, is…

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What is it about humans that separates us from non-human primates, our closest living relatives? One of the biggest differentiators, scientifically speaking, is the size of our much larger brains and now, we’ve found a key secret behind that unrivaled growth.
In new research comparing different types of brain organoids miniaturized masses of brain tissue grown from stem cells scientists found a key developmental difference in neural stem cell development between human, gorilla, and chimpanzee brain…

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