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How the brain folds to fit

During fetal development of the mammalian brain, the cerebral cortex undergoes a marked expansion in surface area in some species, which is accommodated by folding of the tissue in species with most expanded neuron numbers ...

Apr 26, 2013
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Omega-3 kills cancer cells

Docosahexanoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oils, has been shown to reduce the size of tumours and enhance the positive effects of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin, while limiting its harmful side effects. ...

Apr 02, 2009
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Mammalian Species

Mammalian Species is an academic journal published by the American Society of Mammalogists. Every year, the journal publishes accounts of 25–35 mammal species. The articles summarize the current literature about each mammal. The systematics, genetics, fossil history, distribution, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and conservation of the species is described. The journal has been published since 1969. Over 800 mammals have been covered; over 750 of these accounts are available online.

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