NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Targets of the FOXP2 transcription factor appear to be under strong, positive selective pressure in European populations, researchers led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's Chris Tyler-Smith reported in an online, early American Journal of Human Genetics article yesterday.

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