NEWS chicken-boy

Published on August 24th, 2015 | by sligoadmin


We could have been Bird-Brained

A recent scientific study by a bunch of Canadian scientists has found concrete conclusive proof that humans could so easily have ended up with chicken brains.

The science

The loss of a tiny fragment of protein meant that instead we developed as mammals with a central nervous system and proper brains. We should be grateful for the lack of this single molecule. That molecule is called PTBP1.


A leading scientist by way of empirically demonstrating this fact beyond any doubt held up his thumb and first finger and edged them very, very, very, very close together saying “it was this close.”

It’s believed that in some parts of the Irish establishment (the so-called political class) that the molecule may have slipped through.

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