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Old 11th April 2019, 08:43 AM   #1
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Chinese researchers add human brain-related gene to monkey brains

The researchers report that none of the monkeys had larger than normal brains, but all of them tested better than average on memory 6 tests and in processing abilities. What sort of status would such monkeys have if they were altered in ways that allowed them to think like a human being?

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Old 11th April 2019, 09:13 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
(snip)What sort of status would such monkeys have if they were altered in ways that allowed them to think like a human being?
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Old 11th April 2019, 09:19 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
The researchers report that none of the monkeys had larger than normal brains, but all of them tested better than average on memory 6 tests and in processing abilities. What sort of status would such monkeys have if they were altered in ways that allowed them to think like a human being?

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Did they do anything different from CRISPR? Because Crispr is being used to modify genes in humans, to fix defective genes.
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Did they do anything different from CRISPR? Because Crispr is being used to modify genes in humans, to fix defective genes.
I think the overall important point is the application.
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No he said "human".
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