IUBio

the liver and the brain

Wolf Kirchmeir wwolfkir at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 1 10:53:09 EST 2004


ray scanlon wrote:

> Wolf Kirchmeir writes:
> 
> 
>>Are you claiming that we are born able to walk?
> 
> 
> Absolutely! However, birth here ia relative. The construction by the
> DNA of the brain continues for several years after parturition in
> humans.

Actually, it continues all your life long.

And "construction by the DNA" is simplistic. Read Matt Ridleys' Nature 
Via Nurture, which summarises the latest research into the 
gene-environment interactions.

HTH



More information about the Neur-sci mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net