Science experiment gets monkeys to reproduce Shakespeare's work...

Stanford University researchers have enabled monkeys to reproduce Shakespeare's work in a science experiment meant to help people who suffer from paralysis.

702/Cape Talk's #FridayStandIn Vuyo Mvoko poked Chris Smith's brain to get all the answers that can only be explained through science.

He explained a range of questions about why people can't sneeze with their eyes open, changing body patterns when we are awake and asleep, how to grow taller and more...

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The monkeys were twice as fast at typing as the existing systems we have for typing speed for humans to try to communicate.

Chris Smith, The Naked Scientist

Height is a polygenic trait. Lots of genes will determine your height, but super-imposed on that is the environment where you grow up.

Chris Smith, The Naked Scientist
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