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What do animals feel? Humans must follow the evidence to find out
17/05/2021 04:59 PM | Click to read full article
An insect’s brain is organised completely differently from a mammal’s. It is also much smaller (a bee has about 1m neurons, compared with our 100bn). Could insects be robot-like evolved machines with absolutely no experience or feeling? Or are we underestimating what a small brain can do?
New laws to impose some consistency in this area have been needed for a while.