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A General Model for the Origin of Allometric Scaling Laws in Biology

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Science  04 Apr 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5309, pp. 122-126
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5309.122

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    1. Geoffrey B. West,
    2. James H. Brown*,
    3. Brian J. Enquist
    1. Theoretical Division, T-8, Mail Stop B285, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, and The Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA.
    2. Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and The Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA.
    1. * To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jhbrown{at}unm.edu

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