Posts Tagged ‘Mammal’

arch_fatesAm having a wonderful time reading, “Your Inner Fish” by Professor Neil Shubin – an exploration into the deep evolutionary roots of the human body.  Amazed to contemplate the embryonic structures known as the branchial arches, or gill arches – which we share with sharks! – and the role of the gcm2 gene that is expressed in these arches and controls salt balance in humans and fish.  Pharyngula has a wonderful post on this !! 

Hoping to find more deep evolutionary roots of mind and brain.

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