Birds Share 'Language' Gene with Humans

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Date: Wed 31 Mar 2004 - 16:53:12 GMT

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    Birds Share 'Language' Gene with Humans Scientific American

    The process by which baby birds learn to sing shares a number of traits with that by which toddlers learn to talk. Now researchers have identified a common gene between birds and people that underlies both abilities. The discovery marks the start of an effort to explore the genetic underpinnings of vocal learning....

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