Foresight Links for Jun 20, 6:00 am

// June 20th, 2011 // Digests, Foresight

  • Future News – May 14 – June 14, 2011, Rick Schettino @ FutureTimes.net – The Future News Archive:
    And, we’re back…  I’ve wrapped up some pressing matters and will try to post future related news links at least once per week going forward.  Today I’m posting links to some of the more interesting new stories posted by a few of my favorite…
  • We Each Have About 60 Unique Genetic Mutations, Randall Parker @ FuturePundit:
    You are a mutant. Don’t deny it. Accept your role in the mutant horde. Each one of us receives approximately 60 new mutations in our genome from our parents. This striking value is reported in the first-ever direct measure of new mutations coming from ……
  • A New Way To Evaluate Dyslexia, Janice Karin @ TFOT – The Future Of Things:
    Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Stanford University in Palo Alto, California have developed a new way to predict whether children with dyslexia will likely improve their reading skills over time o…
  • Electric Current Controls Impulsivity, Randall Parker @ FuturePundit:
    If you want to turn down your impulses an electrical current will do the trick. London, 15 June 2011 – Inhibitory control can be boosted with a mild form of brain stimulation, according to a study published in the June 2011 issue of Neuroimage, Elsevie…
  • Olive Oil Cuts Stroke Risk?, Randall Parker @ FuturePundit:
    A French study of 7,625 people ages 65 and older found that higher olive oil consumption is associated with 41% lower risk of stroke over 6 years. ST. PAUL, Minn. – A new study suggests that consuming olive oil may help prevent a stroke in older people. The research is …