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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
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.
Americans have the right to know their genetic profiles.
East Asians have between 15 and 30 percent more Neanderthal DNA than Europeans.
Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society, Pew Research Center
Americans don’t think a baby’s genes should be altered to increase intelligence.
Your IQ in 13 Genes (Or About 29% of It), Psychological Comments
New study finds more genes that are partly responsible for intelligence.
Britain Authorises ‘Three-Parent’ Babies, Medical Xpress
A second woman would supply healthy mitochondrial DNA.
It will include gene sequencing for a million volunteers.
55,000-year-old skull found in Israel resembles those of the first inhabitants of Europe.
Two Paths, Unz Review
Whites and East Asians evolved different senses of justice.
Determining a suspect’s appearance will no longer require a witness.
Want a beautiful, intelligent, blue-eyed baby? Science could let you choose.
Carriers have an 80 percent chance of heart failure after age 45.
This may allow researchers to develop treatments tailored to blacks.
Criminal behavior has a heritability of 39 to 56 percent in men.
White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier, New York Times
American with less than 28 percent black ancestry say they are white.