Blue-eyed people more prone to alcoholism, genetic researcher finds

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.

The work, led by Arvis Sulovari, a doctoral student in cellular, molecular and biological … Read the rest

Native Africans ‘interbred with another species 35 000 years ago’: scientists

Pigmy villagers in Uganda near Lake Bunyonyi
Pigmy villagers in Uganda near Lake Bunyonyi

According to a news report of the scientific journal Nature, “our ancestors bred with other species in the Homo genus, according to a study published… in the Proceedings of the National Academy … Read the rest

Why women talk more than men

There’s a biological explanation for the reason why women talk more than men. Scientists have discovered a protein that’s found in higher concentrations in the brains of women.

You know all the times that men complain about women talking too … Read the rest

Human intelligence is slowly declining

Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more … Read the rest

Genome study of Khoe-San reveals genetic diversity of modern humans

Two Khoe-San in their natural environment

Genetically, culturally and ethically the Khoe-San have something special to add to this world. The importance of this study is to put the Khoe and San heritage in the right place in history and … Read the rest