Our intelligence and behaviour requires optimal functioning of a large number of genes, which requires enormous evolutionary pressures to maintain.
Now, in a provocative theory, a team from Stanford University claim we are losing our intellectual and emotional capabilities because the intricate web of genes which endows us with our brain power is particularly vulnerable to mutations – and these mutations are not being selected against our modern society because we [...]
Thursday, May 3, 2012
I feel safer already. After recruiting five of the dumbest crack heads in the city of Cleveland, Ohio and convincing them to “blow up a bridge”, the FBI halted the operation just in time — a move that wasn’t too difficult considering the FBI plotted the whole thing to begin with.
And thanks to the FBI, we have all been saved from the masterminds of evil [...]
People with bigger brains have more friends, scientists say.
Keeping up friendships takes brain power, research found, and people with real friends – as opposed to pals on social network sites – have to employ more cognitive skills to understand what someone is thinking.
Researchers have found a link between the number of friends people have and the size of their orbital prefrontal cortex – a region of the brain found just [...]
WASHINGTON — With gas prices rising above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, Americans are getting hit hard at the pump. But billionaire and presidential aspirant Donald Trump thinks he has the solution: Simply tell OPEC to cut prices.
Trump blamed gas costs on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), a conglomerate of developing nations responsible for40 percent of global oil supplies. He said on CNN’s “State of [...]