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Brain Evolution on the Far Side

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Science  13 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5797, pp. 244-245
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5797.244

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Summary

Over evolutionary time, the protein portfolio of the receiving side of the synapse has become more sophisticated--could that be why brains got bigger and smarter? (Read more.)