The brain joined the short list of human tissues with abundant somatic mutations in 2013.
Explains a lot eh?*
(Salk institute press release)
Full-text: Mosaic Copy Number Variation in Human Neurons. Michael J. McConnell et al. 2013
*Perhaps, but exactly what it may explain and to what extent remains a question.
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When life gives you lemons, go exploring
xkcd is celebrating Randall Munroes new book with a browser game. It doesn’t take long to guess that there’s a lot more than the small coin-gathering area the player starts out in.
After escaping the small coin maze and vaulting a barrier wall on the left. . .
Eventually the first foray of our brave protagonist came to an end when I got stuck in a statue of George Washington.