Findings support the theory that microRNAs are essential for the development and evolution of intelligent life.
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Octopuses have a massively expanded repertoire of miRNA in their neural tissue, reflecting a similar development to that which occurred in vertebrates. Findings suggest miRNA plays a significant role in the development of complex brains.
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Neural stem cells of cephalopods act in a similar way to those of vertebrates during nervous system development.