In this YouTube video I discuss a paper that investigates if genes for normal intelligence are the same as those for people with “high intelligence.” Intelligence is a widely studied and debated subject. It is praised and admired…for the most … Continue reading Intelligence Genes: Are there Genius Genes?
Michael Levin is a professor and scientist at Tufts University. His research is focused on regenerating limbs as in salamanders. He has so far done so in frogs and has even manipulated the development of frogs so that he can grow … Continue reading Regrowing Human Body Parts
For years characteristics that are strongly associated with “blackness” such as thick lips, wide noses, dark skin, and curly or kinky hair were associated with inferiority. These were touted as evidence that these people were closer to lower animals, even … Continue reading Why are there different Hair Textures?
Why I Chose this Book I went to my local library one day to do some work. It’s a nice calm environment free from distractions that I find at home. While walking to the back of the library to find … Continue reading Review of Networking for Nerds by Alaina Levine
There are two tragedies of the well-documented surplus of Ph.D. graduates in the STEM fields. They are almost two sides of the same coin. One, there are not enough STEM jobs available for Ph.D. graduates. Many who have earned their … Continue reading Scientific Resources
From the time that non-hominids first evolved into modern humans, we have continuously progressed in many aspects of life. We have increased our amount of knowledge, we have evolved culturally, and we have improved our technology. Unfortunately though, our accumulation … Continue reading Humanity’s Responsibility
Elements Extending deep into the earth a cavernous lair exists. Within this hole, no sound can be heard as in the corners of space. Within this hole, one is shielded from the millions of cosmic particles that bombard the planet … Continue reading Cosmic Radiation and Evolution