Stories by Ajit Varki

Ajit Varki is a physician-scientist who is currently Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Associate Dean for Physician-scientist Training, Co-director of the Glycobiology Research and Training Center at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and co-director of the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny. subscribe to Ajit Varki's feed

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: Twelve

Why have other species failed to evolve human-like intelligence? The answer may lie in our conception of mortality.