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Humans are the only animals that can make sentences – with words, and using grammar and syntax. And it is precisely for this reason that scientists have been looking for THE language, which is responsible for giving humans what other animals do not have, in other words speech.
OPN1SW: Thisis involved in recognising the colour blue. When it is defective, it is associated with ‘blue colour blindness’.
CFTR: Thisis associated with cystic fibrosis.
the beginnings of the placenta
ERVWE1: Thisis the remnants of a viral infection in our distant ancestors, and could have played a role in the emergence of the placenta in mammals.
ZP3: Thiscodes for a found on the egg’s surface, which is recognised by the sperm.
a passage for water
AQP1: Thiscodes for a – aquaporin – that acts as a for ferrying water throughout our body.