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New Nature paper supported by a Stanford Bio-X Seed Grant: Stanford Bio-X affiliated faculty Sergiu Pasca and Hunter Fraser, with Stanford Bio-X Fellow Rachel Agoglia: Researchers compared gene regulation related to brain and face development in humans and chimpanzees using a new technique. They discovered new genetic differences between these species. Learn more in this video!


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