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Thursday: August 13, 2009

Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.

They (Spanish researchers) have found a gene in modern humans that makes some people dislike a bitter chemical called phenylthiocarbamide, or PTC, was also present in Neanderthals hundreds of thousands of years ago.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:51 AM | Tags (5) | cavemen | genes | hatred | neanderthals | sprouts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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