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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
The Biological Reality of Race, AR Classic Article
Choice data are accumulating in a neglected field.
Genetic Studies’ Lack of Diversity May Lead to Misdiagnoses, Researchers Say, Wall Street Journal
Race is real when it explains false diagnoses for blacks.
All groups have ancestors from Africa; therefore, there are no differences between groups.
It’s True: Latinos Age Slower Than Other Ethnicities, Medical Xpress
They “age more slowly at the molecular level.”
Eight genes that predict IQ are related to lower fertility.
Author thinks the political consequences of acknowledging race are avoidable.
Africans are getting smaller. Koreans women are 8 inches taller than they were 100 years ago.
Because people who live in hot climates are less able to control their tempers.
Researcher finds direct evidence of dysgenic breeding.
Behavioral genetics gives the lie to blank slate fantasy.
Chinese Team to Pioneer First Human CRISPR Trial, Medical Xpress
Chinese will use gene-editing technique to treat previously incurable lung cancer.
Scientists Herald ‘Tipping Point’ in Ability to Predict Academic Achievement from DNA, King's College London
10 percent of the variation in academic achievement can now be explained by genes.
NYT reports there might actually be genetic reasons.
Richard Lynn on Race Differences in Intelligence, Mankind Quarterly
Second revised edition of his classic book is now available.
Lupus is highly heritable and Chinese are most likely to have contributing genes.
Study Hints at Fingerprints for the Brain, Medicine at Yale
Each brain has distinct fMRI patterns. And they indicate intelligence.
Academics debunk fashionable nonsense about race.
Researchers and NPR don’t even consider genetic explanations.
Study author says delirium treatments may one day differ by race.
Genetic Variations Linked with Social, Economic Success, Association for Psychological Science
Not just “educational achievement.”
A General Intelligence Factor in Dogs, London School of Economics
The structure of intelligence is similar for dogs and humans.
“Our personality is determined by our DNA and reflected in our face.”
Huge study found associations with 74 genetic variants.
The white Genghis Khan?
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.