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The virus DNA in our genomes may have played an important role in the development of our complex brains. 00:24
Most of the time, the virus DNA in our genome doesn't do anything, and is considered "junk DNA." But in some cases, it can have harmful effects. 02:16
When viral genes are turned off in mice, embryos don't survive. 03:12