Featured article: Aggressive genetics?

Bjørn Christian Tørrissen, Wikimedia Commons

Despite considerable interspecific variation in aggressiveness, five baboon species surprisingly show little to no polymorphisms in the 5-HTTLPR gene, previously linked to aggression in humans and macaques.

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