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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
Income, IQ, and Effort, American Thinker
London’s mayor dared suggest IQ has something to do with success.
New schemes to change human nature.
Danish Government Tries to Censor Science it Doesn’t Like, Special to AR News
What you can do to help.
Is That White Supremacist Part Black?, Discover Magazine
It’s unlikely: few white Americans have black ancestry and the ones who do have very little.
Political Colour Is Half Genetic, Science Nordic
Study of 12,000 twin pairs finds political affiliations are 60 percent heritable.
“We may need to consider our patient’s race when using certain heart disease therapies.”
When We Trust Someone, We Imagine They Look like Us, Says New Study, Daily Mail (London)
Whether we trust someone can change our perception of his appearance.
Hearing: Violence Epidemic Linked to Bad Diet, News 8 (Hartford)
City is only 84 percent non-white, but NIH blames junk food.
Response to “Walk out on Charles Murray”, Duke Chronicle
Visiting professor defends research on group differences.
He asks: “Are we prepared to select out the imperfect among us?”
Ancient DNA Links Native Americans with Europe, Science Mag
Indians acquired some of their European admixture at least 24,000 years ago.
Race, Medicine, and Political Correctness, Hoover Institution
Some think race-specific treatment is “discriminatory.”
Improving at multitasking is possible, but it does not affect IQ.
Are Our Political Beliefs Encoded in Our DNA?, New York Times
The New York Times discovers twin studies.
Children of rich people have a better chance of choosing environments that suit their genetic propensities.
The Surprising Link Between Trust and Racism, Businessweek
Trusting people are more likely to acknowledge stereotypes.
Some of these gene variants are specific to blacks.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Young People with Cancer, Medical News Today
Blacks are 60 percent more likely than whites to have soft tissue sarcoma.
Researcher claims in-group favoritism is learned.
Who were more advanced: early modern humans or Neanderthals?
Why Can’t We Talk About IQ?, Politico
Jason Richwine explains experts’ consensus on IQ–and why the media ignore it.
Genetic Evidence Shows Recent Population Mixture in India, Medical Xpress
But the caste system has since limited inter-group mingling.
Mixed-race populations help researchers explore the human genome.
Tracing the origins of Northern Europeans’ ability to drink milk.
Our most recent common ancestor goes back further than we thought.
Study of 11,000 twins finds genes account for 60 percent of the variation in results on key exam.
People who accept hierarchy say they are happier.
It’s in their genes.
Scientists Discover Ethnic Differences in Immune Response to TB Bacterium, Queen Mary University of London
Findings suggest different diagnostic tests may be needed for different groups.
Low vitamin D means more heart disease for whites and Asians, but not blacks and Hispanics.
Just what the Third World needs.
IVF Baby Born Using Revolutionary Genetic-Screening Process, Guardian (London)
Couple selected the best from 13 embryos.
Insulin Differs between Ethnicities, Study Finds, Medical Xpress
Racial differences in insulin production and insulin sensitivity follow a familiar pattern.
The Assault on Truth Continues, PJ Media
“White is black, day is night, there are no IQ differences among ethnic groups.”
They are more willing to apply the “one-drop rule.”
Genes help explain blacks’ higher risk for breast cancer and lower survival rates.
Researchers have found genes that account for 2 percent of the variation in school achievement.
About That Dissertation, National Review
“I don’t apologize for any of my writing.”
Should Research on Race and IQ Be Banned?, Scientific American
Should the magazine be called “Scientific” American?
In Defense of Jason Richwine and Charles Murray, Washington Examiner
The truth of racial differences in IQ pulls the rug from under “affirmative action.”
Bill says “the word ‘race’ has no scientific validity. . . .”
Race and IQ. Again., The Dish
23 Harvard student groups want Richwine’s dissertation condemned, even if its claims are true.
The Victorians Were Smarter than Us, Study Suggests, Telegraph (London)
Study author says it’s due to the proliferation of less favorable genes.
How to Spot a Murderer’s Brain, Guardian (London)
One scientist as tried, but his findings are denounced as “racist and ideologically motivated.”
Not Africans, as some have claimed.