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Technology is making us stupid

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 13 November, 2012 - 7:33 AM
Researchers say the human process of evolution is being surpassed by technological evolution.

How long will it be before your phone is the only smart thing about you? According to researchers at Stanford University it may have been yesterday. Steve Mills spoke to lead researcher Dr Gerald Crabtree about how our genes can't keep up with evolution via technology.

Blog comments Your Say

  • How many people do you know who constantly text, twit and fiddle endlessly with their hand-held pieces of technology; frequently forget where they left their keys, pay a bill (usually their 'phone account), or, horror of horrors, where they left their "smart" 'phone (after they've been forced to engage face-to-face with someone or actually "do" something)?

    Dellas Tuesday 13 November, 2012 - 7:05 PM

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