Researchers find that the blind cave fish evolved a smaller brain in order to survive

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In the dark waters of a limestone cave in northeastern Mexico , a blind fish makes its home. Washed into the cave at some time in the distant past, the fish had no choice but to survive by eating bat droppings and not much else. With no light, their distinct pigmentation was useless and was lost to evolution. With nothing to see, their eyesight – and eventually their eyes and a significant part of their brains – were the next things to go. Biologists in Sweden report that these losses save the fish energy and were probably vital to the species’ continued survival. Read the rest of Researchers find that the blind cave fish evolved a smaller brain in order to survive

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Solar-powered SURE HOUSE is ready for the next Hurricane Sandy

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First images of SANAA’s curvy Grace Farms cultural center unveiled

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