News U Can Use on Tony Delroy’s Night Life, ABC Radio August 3 – links to the stories:
Why do women live longer than men? It’s in the genes apparently… Men’s mitochondria wears out faster than womens says new Australian research.
Maybe you should have your head read…. a brain scan may partly indicates a person’s IQ. About 10% of variation in intelligence can be shown in fMRI looking at connectivity in some parts of the brain.
However brain power may not be the best predictor of success in life. Early social relationships seem to be more important than academic achievement – more Australian research.
Alcohol and caffeine are popular as mixed drinks – and more evidence that this is a potent combination. Those drinks increases the chance of risky behaviours in young people.
Sex in ads may have some short term consequences – it’s shown to make people generally more impatient and short term in their outlook.