Intelligence Amplification Pill Invented

“Anti-stupid” pill tested on mice.

A German scientist has been testing an “anti-stupidity” pill with encouraging results on mice and fruit flies, Bild newspaper reported on Saturday.

It said Hans-Hilger Ropers, director at Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin, has tested a pill thwarting hyperactivity in certain brain nerve cells, helping stabilise short-term memory and improve attentiveness.

“With mice and fruit flies we were able to eliminate the loss of short-term memory,” Ropers, 62, is quoted saying in the German newspaper, which has dubbed it the “world’s first anti-stupidity pill.”

I’m sure the researcher is a brilliant researcher… but if he’d known anything about marketing strategies he would have called it an intelligence amplification-pill or a smart-pill.

Anyway… we can expect this kind of stuff to enter the mainstream sometime in the coming biotech era.

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