Thursday, May 6, 2010

Handedness in Primates and other Animals...

My presentation topic in New Scientist!

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Mutations in DCC Cause Congenital Mirror Movements

A study of congenital mirror movements in two families in which the condition is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. Affected individuals had protein-truncating mutations on the DCC gene, and it appears that DCC plays an important role in the lateralization of the human nervous system.