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    Virus that 'makes humans more stupid' discovered

    Sunday 09 November 2014




    A virus that infects human brains and makes them more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US.

    The algae virus, never before observed in healthy people, was found to affect cognitive functions including visual processing and spatial awareness.

    Surprisingly, the researchers found DNA in the throats of healthy individuals that matched the DNA of a virus known to infect green algae.

    Of the 90 participants in the study, 40 tested positive for the algae virus.

    Those who tested positive performed worse on tests designed to measure the speed and accuracy of visual processing.

    They also achieved lower scores in tasks designed to measure attention.

    Virus that 'makes humans more stupid' discovered - Science - News - The Independent

    Probably best if this one goes straight in the dog house..
    Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!"

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    I'm assuming it's been ravaging Old Trafford for years then.

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    Explains Yasojack.

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    A virus that infects human brains and makes them more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US.
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    Probably best if this one goes straight in the dog house..
    Yep. Good idea. It'll give JJ some comfort knowing that he might not have been born that way.





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    Western born.
    What a surprise.


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    At least you can claim you had it before it was officially discovered Jeff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chassamui
    At least you can claim you had it before it was officially discovered Jeff.
    I suppose it shouldn't come as a surprise that Patient Zero was a TDer, the only mildly interesting part is that Jeff finally managed to be original at something.

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    Davis there was me thinking they were describing your genetic psychological disturbed flaws


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    Explains Yasojack.

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    ^I felt bad about my post to you right after I wrote it. There are obviously stupid people who suffer from this ailment, and it's not fair to stick you in with them when you are in a totally advanced, unique, gold medal class of stupid.

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    how old of you again?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yasojack View Post
    how old of your again?

    Can anyone translate this into English for me please?

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    done for you,

    Quote Originally Posted by palexxxx View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Yasojack View Post
    how old of you again?

    Can anyone translate this into English for me please?

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    Sure it must be an Aussie thing...Icedick and Offhisfckingrocker come to mind...Full blown stupidity being blamed on algae, indeed...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yasojack
    done for you, Quote: Originally Posted by palexxxx View Post Quote: Originally Posted by Yasojack View Post how old of you again? Can anyone translate this into English for me please?
    FFS snigger.

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    Would explain a lot on TD

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    Could be a Fluke...

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    So, blood tests gonna replace IQ tests.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    I'm assuming it's been ravaging Old Trafford for years then.
    Not to mention the Labour party.

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