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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
Maier ’17: The White Privilege of Cows, Brown Daily Herald
“Immigration to my country harms me, it harms my family, it harms my people.”
Young black patients have double the white rate of recurrence.
Blacks have about five percent more ridge splits than whites.
Study Finds Racial, Ethnic Differences in Fetal Growth, Medical Xpress
About 15 percent of non-white fetuses are wrongly classified as underweight.
Smart people may have better communication between parts of the brain.
Some fear the research will lead to eugenics.
Study finds strong links between intelligence-associated genes and national IQ.
At most ages, blacks are about three years older biologically than whites.
Altered Protein Makes Mice Smarter, Science News
Only a single gene is modified.
Modafinil improves thinking.
DNA finally proves it.
Genetically Inclined to Learn, Inside Higher Ed
Researchers find a causal relationship between genes and education level.
Northern Japanese are smarter, taller, and lighter-skinned.
The alleles they don’t have are as important as the ones they do have.
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
It genes, not lifestyle, that make smart people live longer.
Some mature faster than others.
The Life History Approach to Human Differences, Ulster Institute
New book is a tribute to J. Philippe Rushton.
Study of 12,500 twins finds academic performance is between 54 and 65 percent heritable.
They pulled ahead in the last few centuries.
Drug companies seek cures in the DNA of people with rare genetic mutations.
Researchers discern race by brain shape.
British Pakis: 3 percent of births; 30 percent of genetic disease.
Men are over-represented at the extreme ends of the bell curve.
And those genes differ by race.
Dolezal’s Delusion, USA Today
Race is not a mere “social construct.”
Early Europeans Interbred with Neanderthals, Yahoo! News
Homo Sap and Neanderthal were interbreeding for at least 10,000 years.
He was an Indian despite the shape of his skull.
The Anti-Science Left, Real Clear Politics
John Stossel says liberals are afraid of race differences in IQ.
“Racists” in study could say they have no Arab ancestry.
When Modern Eurasia Was Born, Phys Org
Study tries to answer whether it was a migration of people or ideas that created civilization.
Researchers may be able to develop treatment tailored for those with Mayan genes.
CRISPR, the Disruptor, Nature
New gene-editing technique is “turning everything on its head.”
Gene technology could be used to create “designer babies.”
Leading science journals cited ethics in rejecting paper on editing human embryonic genes.
Genes associated with intelligence have high correlation with national IQs.
Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Income-Achievement Gap, Psychological Science
Study of income and brain size does not control for IQ of parents.
DNA of ‘an Entire Nation’ Assessed, BBC News
Scientists draw genetic conclusions about the entire population of Iceland.
MRI measurements are highly correlated with tested IQ.
Researchers find more genes tied to intelligence.
Researchers say genes influence likelihood to commit sex crimes.
How Europeans Evolved White Skin, Science Mag
It may have happened less than 8,000 years ago.
Researchers find correlation, media report causation.
Genes explained 54 percent of variance in injuring a partner.
New York Times Drops Razib Khan, Politico
They found out he had written for unauthorized publications.
The British remain sons of the soil.
Mozart promotes gene activity related to learning and memory.
The Feel-Good Gene, New York Times
Not equally distributed in all races.
Andean population is particularly good at ridding the body of arsenic.
Are Humans Getting Cleverer?, BBC News
Article on the Flynn effect cites Arthur Jensen and Richard Lynn.