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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Neanderthals Likely Didn't Like Brussels Sprouts: Discovery News


Spanish researchers say they're a step closer to resolving a "mystery of evolution" -- why some people like Brussels sprouts but others hate them.

They have found that a gene in modern humans that makes some people dislike a bitter chemical called phenylthiocarbamide, or PTC, was also present in Neanderthals hundreds of thousands of years ago. Read more about Neanderthals Likely Didn't Like Brussels Sprouts: Discovery News

1 Comment:

Unknown said...

Cool post. Here we have the "Discover the Inner Neanderthal in you" test. Wow!

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