Researchers: Breeding big-brained guppies comes at a cost, evolutionarily speaking

Researchers say big-brained guppies are expensive, evolutionarily speaking.

Researchers: Breeding big-brained guppies comes at a cost, evolutionarily speaking

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Thursday, January 03, 2013

Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden say that bigger brains make animals smarter, but that increase in brain size and cognitive ability comes at a price, evolutionarily speaking. In the study, researchers artificially selected guppies, one of the most popular freshwater aquarium species in the world, for big and small brain sizes... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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