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A neurogenic Drosophila gene of the major intrinsic protein family, which has cell adhesive functions that may be important for Drosophila neurogenesis. It is essential for proper differentiation of ectoderm; it acts synergistically with neurogenic locus proteins Notch and Delta during the separation of neural and epidermal cell lineages in response to the lateral inhibition signal; it has voltage-insensitive monovalent cation channel. Ion transport in big brain is blocked by divalent cations
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Under Taylorism, the reigning "assembly-line" model of corporate culture (named after Frederick Winslow Taylor, the founder of scientific management), front-line workers perform discrete, simple tasks that are coordinated and controlled by several strata of managers, all of whom answer to one big brain at the top-the CEO, king of the corporate machine.
Caption: Hominids in Spain some 400,000 years ago had protruding teeth and no chin, as in this fossil, but had not yet evolved the big brain cases seen 200,000 years later in Neandertals.
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It's easy for lab biologists to view fruit flies as simple animals that just feed and reproduce, but we are beginning to realize that that may be in contradiction to the big brain," Condron said.
The lucky pupils will be drawn out of the hat to play games such as Big Brain Academy and Brain Training.
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