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Dumbing down? New study suggests young people's IQs are in decline

Dumbing down? New study suggests young people's IQs are in decline
  • Dumbing down? New study suggests young people's IQs are in decline FWC: Dumbing down? New study suggests young people’s IQs are in decline

    A new study, conducted by Norwegian scientists, shows that IQ scores of today’s young people are in decline, putting an end to the post-war trend of rising intelligence. Read Full Article at RT.com

  • Gunmen kill six traffic police in central Mexico FWC: Gunmen kill six traffic police in central Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Gunmen shot dead six traffic police in the central Mexican city of Salamanca on Friday, authorities said, one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent months.

  • Maduro vows to free some jailed activists, raise Venezuela oil output FWC: Maduro vows to free some jailed activists, raise Venezuela oil output

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s newly re-elected President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday pledged to release some jailed opposition activists, boost the OPEC member’s tanking oil production and open dialogue with business leaders.

  • Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel FWC: Gaza’s Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.

  • Alan Bean: Fourth man to walk on Moon dies aged 86, Nasa announces FWC: Alan Bean: Fourth man to walk on Moon dies aged 86, Nasa announces

    The former US Navy test pilot flew twice into space, first as the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12

  • In Vladimir Putin's Russia, Alexei Navalny strikes a chord FWC: In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Alexei Navalny strikes a chord

    Fearless rebel finds receptive audience among those sick of corruption and fed up with the president’s tough long rule.

  • Iran sets May 31 deadline in scramble to salvage nuclear deal FWC: Iran sets May 31 deadline in scramble to salvage nuclear deal

    VIENNA (Reuters) – European powers have until May 31 to present Iran with a plan to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington’s renewed sanctions, a senior Iranian official said, with Tehran “weeks” away from deciding whether to quit the pact.

  • 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have Most Solar & Wind Potential FWC: 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have Most Solar & Wind Potential

    WASHINGTON DC, May 11 (IPS) – Tianyi Luo is a senior manager with the Aqueduct Project at the Global Water Program at World Resources Institute.Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Read…