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What do sea slugs and humans have in common?

They share genes for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

[There's a moral in there somewhere.]

From Scientific American: "For instance, when the researchers analyzed 146 human genes implicated in 168 neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, they found 104 counterpart genes in the sea slugs. "The fact that a lot of genes are involved in similar neural activities in sea slugs and humans suggests the exciting possibility of further investigating neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's," says neuroscientist Dennis Steindler, executive director of the University of Florida's McKnight Brain Institute."

Not nearly so interesting when it's written out in full scientific verbiage.

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