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Crocodile and Hippopotamus Served as 'Brain Food' For Early Human Ancestors


June 9, 2010

Naomi Levin Fish really is "brain food." And it seems that even pre-humans living as far back as 2 million years ago somehow knew it. Full Story

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Johns Hopkins University

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