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Where does our head come from? Brainless sea anemone sheds new light on the evolutionary origin of the head

A research group has shed new light on the evolutionary origin of the head. Scientists show that in a simple, brainless sea anemone, the same genes that control head development in higher animals regulate the development of the front end of the swimming larvae.
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