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Why big brains are rare: Studies of electric fish support the idea that really big brains can evolve only if constraints on energy intake are lifted
 

Why big brains are rare: Studies of electric fish support the idea that really big brains can evolve only if constraints on energy intake are lifted

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Do big-brained creatures steal energy for them from other organs or eat more to supply this expensive tissue? New work in large-brained fish suggests skimping elsewhere is not enough to meet the energy demands of an extreme brain.
 
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27 Dec 2016 - General