Ato say it
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.
turn it down
SLC26A4: Thisis associated with congenital deafness.
a bitter taste
TAS2R4/TAS2R38: Thesecode for involved in the perception of bitter compounds in the lungs.
OPN1SW: Thisis involved in recognising the colour blue. When it is defective, it is associated with ‘blue colour blindness’.
pump up the volume
SLC26A5: Thiscodes for the prestin which is involved in hearing. It is a fast-working , hence its name.
an Olympic medal?
EPO: Thiscodes for EPO, a that stimulates the production of red and can thus increase an athlete’s performance.