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Bird neurons use three times less glucose than mammalian neurons Neuroscience News

To summarize: Neurons in bird brains are more energy efficient than those in mammalian brains. resource: Cell Press Birds have impressive cognitive abilities and display high levels of intelligence. Bird brains also contain more neurons than mammals of roughly the same size. Now a new study reports on Current Biology Sept. 8 helps explain how …

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Fossil teeth help scientists uncover mammalian secrets

Paleontologists have discovered the earliest placental mammals in the fossil record to date, which could shed new light on how our furry ancestors came to dominate Earth after the extinction of the dinosaurs. They made a breakthrough by studying the teeth (teeth) equivalent to tree rings — growth lines and preserved elements in fossil teeth …

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Fossil teeth help scientists uncover mammalian secrets

Paleontologists have discovered the earliest placental mammals in the fossil record to date, which could shed new light on how our furry ancestors came to dominate Earth after the extinction of the dinosaurs. They made a breakthrough by studying the teeth (teeth) equivalent to tree rings — growth lines and preserved elements in fossil teeth …

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