Docosahexaenoic acid biosynthesis and dietary contingency: Encephalization without aquatic constraint

  title={Docosahexaenoic acid biosynthesis and dietary contingency: Encephalization without aquatic constraint},
  author={Bryce A. Carlson and John D Kingston},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
Reconstructing evolutionary processes in the distant past is necessarily an inductive endeavor, typically appealing to numerous considerations thought to be relevant to the veracity of a particular conclusion. In this respect, it is essential that the considerations invoked to support hypotheses are in turn well‐established truths. It is with these concerns that we sought to examine the nutritional, physiological, and archeological premises underlying the perspective that access to an aquatic… 
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