Speech Gene Shows Its Bossy Nature

A Nature study by Dr. Daniel Geschwind, professor of neurology and human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the Semel Institute, uncovering how the evolution of a single gene may explain why humans can speak and chimpanzees cannot, was covered Nov. 11 by the New York Times, Science, New Scientist, Nature, USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, the Times of London, the Daily Telegraph (U.K.), Science News, CanWest News Service (Canada), Wired, Agence France Press, El Mundo (Spain), ABC News Espanol, Live Science and others. Geschwind was quoted.