Scale: The Universal Laws of Life, Growth, and Death in Organisms, Cities, and Companies

Author: Geoffrey West
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by zwischenzug   2018-10-15
I thought this had been explained by how this setup maximizes the efficiency of the respiratory system.

This was discussed in a great book I read called Scale:

https://www.amazon.com/Scale-Universal-Growth-Organisms-Comp...

the human vascular system follows the same rule iirc.