Science experiment gets monkeys to reproduce Shakespeare's work...

Stanford University researchers have enabled monkeys to reproduce Shakespeare's work in a science experiment meant to help people who suffer from paralysis.

702/Cape Talk's #FridayStandIn Vuyo Mvoko poked Chris Smith's brain to get all the answers that can only be explained through science.

He explained a range of questions about why people can't sneeze with their eyes open, changing body patterns when we are awake and asleep, how to grow taller and more...

Listen to the science expert with listeners below:

The monkeys were twice as fast at typing as the existing systems we have for typing speed for humans to try to communicate.

Chris Smith, The Naked Scientist

Height is a polygenic trait. Lots of genes will determine your height, but super-imposed on that is the environment where you grow up.

Chris Smith, The Naked Scientist

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