posted on Sep, 12 2005 @ 10:50 AM
Originally posted by coronamoz
I wonder if one day scientists will devise a method to speed up evolution within ones lifetime, therefore greatly increasing ones intelligence. Or
maybe a way to augment the gene mentioned in the article. Something to think about.
GREAT find, IG.
...I have been monitoring this stuff for a while - and IMO - most of the changes have to do with new misfolded proteins first bypassing genetic
controls, then causing mutations. Many of the impacts are damaging, and often fatal. But as is the way with mutations - many also are successful
adaptations, and confer immunities instead of disease, or sometimes, increased brain power. In some ways, this "focus on the positive" serves to
bury or at least camouflage the negative impacts - but hey - let's make lemonade.
(That is not a sarcastic comment. I mean it. We are stuck with the situation, and we need to make the best of it.)
...My main thesis is that we have a right to know what's really behind all these new mutations...