War May Have Made Us Smarter

Research by Sergey Gavrilets, professor of evolutionary biology and mathematics and associate director of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, has been featured on ABC News. abcnewsWarfare not only hastened human technological progress and vast social and political changes, but may have greatly contributed to the evolutionary emergence of humans’ high intelligence and ability to work together toward common goals, according to the study. Read about the study at nimbios.org.