Saturday, March 5, 2011

News not from the PACE trial: sheep are smarter than previously believed

News, University of Cambridge:

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have discovered that sheep are more intelligent than previously believed.

Despite having a comparable brain size to other highly evolved animals, sheep have been historically perceived as unintelligent and were therefore not considered to be good animal models for studying diseases that affect learning and memory.

However, new research recently published in the journal PLoS ONE shows that sheep are indeed smarter than previously believed. Read more>>


nmj said...

I think the PACE trial was conducted by sheep posing as scientists.

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