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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
The Psychopath, the Altruist and the Rest of Us, Wall Street Journal
Racial comparisons would be instructive.
Study ignored race.
Common gout treatment is more likely to cause severe reactions in Asians and blacks.
This process is known as “sympatry.”
Conservatism, Inc. lashes out at what it refuses to understand.
Science Is Not Always “Self-Correcting”, Springer Science
Some “scientists” think data on IQ should be “rejected or suppressed.”
Researchers have made several new discoveries of genes associated with intelligence.
Medical students don’t understand race differences.
Farewell to Henry, Unz Review
Professor Henry Harpending–whom the SPLC calls an “extremist”–has died.
That’s true of Melanesians, at least.
Many experts consider “genetic-evolutionary factors” the leading cause.
“The DNA of blacks cannot be distinguished from the DNA of Asians or the DNA of whites.”
The modern-day Irish may not be Celts after all.
Only 5 percent of variance between students is due to teachers or schools.
There Is No Intelligence Gene . . . Singular, Prospect Magazine
Why are “intelligence genes” so hard to identify?
European ancestry has high correlation with intelligence and wealth.
The blank slate myth is surprisingly resilient.
Has History Proved Eysenck Right About Genes and IQ?, The Conversation
Prolific psychologist was out front on race and IQ, too.
Some have even called for an end to twin-studies related to crime.
The haplogroup they belonged to now appears only in Asia and the Americas.
Gene variation is found only in whites.
Blacks most vulnerable, followed by whites, then Asians.
Science discovers the obvious.
Scientists find new evidence of a “failed dispersal” from Africa.
So are nicotine addiction and better blood coagulation.
‘Grit’ Adds Little to Prediction of Academic Achievement, Medical Xpress
Education’s latest silver bullet is a blank.
An entire haplogroup disappeared from Europe.
Removing Race from Human Genetic Research, Medical Xpress
New paper claims that “racial classifications do not makes sense in terms of genetics.”
Scientists find gene variants related to being taller, healthier, and smarter.
Along with a new explanation saying race is a myth.
The Disease Theory of Xenophobia, The Atlantic
Our “behavioral immune system” may make us wary of foreigners.
But they wouldn’t be allowed to live more than 14 days.
Your Neanderthal DNA May Help You Fight Disease, and Give You Allergies, Los Angeles Times
Modern Eurasians kept the best genes from Neanderthals.
Ancient Irish Genome Reveals a Massive Migration from the East, Washington Post
4,000 years ago, migration brought blue eyes to Ireland.
Those who study biology and crime are accused of “racist scholarship.”
Are There Genes for Intelligence—And Is It Racist to Ask?, National Geographic
Cap: As usual, liberals are afraid of the truth.
Gene “networks” may be governed by a common “master switch.”
Breitbart dethrones liberals’ favorite scientist.
2 Critiques of Federally Funded Medical Research: Not Enough Diversity, Not Enough Trials, Chronicle of Higher Education
Why is diversity necessary if race is a “social construct”?
You may be able to determine a person’s race by the mites on his skin.
Or it won’t be foolproof, at least.
Some want a temporary ban on the technology.
This Week, World Summit on Altering Human Genes Explores Ethical Limits, Scientific American
Scientists from 20 countries are gathering to discuss gene editing.
Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe, New York Times
Researchers have tracked evolutionary changes in lactose tolerance and skin color.
Researchers uncovered 14th century remains with signs of the disease.
In a Tooth, DNA From Some Very Old Cousins, the Denisovans, New York Times
Researchers sequence 110,000-year-old DNA.
Company says pre-pregnancy tests could become as common as ultrasound.