Monthly Archives: November 2008

A dream in danger-Anjum Niaz

Asif Ali Zardari borrowed Martin Luther King’s catchy line “I have a dream” for his maiden address to parliament after it unanimously elected him president. King’s ‘dream’ has come true with an African-American headed for the White House. Zardari’s dream “to free this great country (Pakistan) from the shackles of […]

How the brain decides

In making a decision, our brains operate like a bookie’s computer, weighing the actions of others in the same way that we learn from our mistakes in order to calculate the odds, according to a study. Scientists observing the brain activity of volunteers who worked through a series of tests […]