Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? > Health-in-Motion 21 February 2017 Can humanity engineer itself to greater intelligence? Can humanity engineer itself to greater intelligence? American entrepreneur Bryan Johnson thinks so. His start-up company Kernel is reported to have invested US$100 million into developing an electronic device that can be implanted into a person’s brain in order to increase their smarts by stimulating and enhancing their grey matter. Johnson believes “that human intelligence will be one of the largest industries, if not the largest industry, to ever emerge,” but his critics doubt whether the technology will actually work and raise questions about its ethical implications. 0 More: Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health Quick survey: Would you tell your boss about your mental illness? Medical 5 ways to protect yourself against fungal infections this summer News SEE: 7 gripping facts on surgery Fitness Are women naturally fitter than men? Medical Shhhh! Patients are sleeping Lifestyle #MeToo in SA: This is what victims feel like From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.