Lucy's baby

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Lucy's baby

Just wondering if this will get xtains to realize anything about evolution.

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"Growing bigger brains had

"Growing bigger brains had other consequences. Gray matter is the gas-hog of our bodies. A fifth of the calories you consume go to fuel your brain. Within a million years of the Dikika baby our ancestors learned to supplement the mostly vegetarian diet of Lucy and her kin with nutrient-packed meat, devising stone tools to strip flesh and crack bones for the protein-rich marrow. Good nutrition made even bigger brains possible. And that led to more inventions, and then bigger brains. The rest is history." Eye-wink ha ha

sweet find, martha. it's pretty sad that this didn't even translate into a news blurb here.

Fear is the mindkiller.