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Kent State research group publishes analysis of primate brains in top science journal

November 30, 2017

How different are human brains compared to the brains of other primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and monkeys? Researchers at Kent State University's College of Arts and Sciences recently co-authored an article with more than 30 scientists from the U.S., Italy and Spain and published in the journal Science that describes some of the small, yet distinct differences between the species in how individual cells function and form connections. Full Story

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