Tag Archives: Science and Genetics

So are nicotine addiction and better blood coagulation.

Education’s latest silver bullet is a blank.

An entire haplogroup disappeared from Europe.

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.

Our “behavioral immune system” may make us wary of foreigners.

But they wouldn’t be allowed to live more than 14 days.

Modern Eurasians kept the best genes from Neanderthals.

4,000 years ago, migration brought blue eyes to Ireland.

Those who study biology and crime are accused of “racist scholarship.”

Cap: As usual, liberals are afraid of the truth.

Gene “networks” may be governed by a common “master switch.”

Breitbart dethrones liberals’ favorite scientist.

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.

Scientists from 20 countries are gathering to discuss gene editing.

Researchers have tracked evolutionary changes in lactose tolerance and skin color.

Researchers uncovered 14th century remains with signs of the disease.

Researchers sequence 110,000-year-old DNA.

Company says pre-pregnancy tests could become as common as ultrasound.

New Prospects for Eugenics


Advanced techniques for improving our species.


Opposites do not attract.

Oxford archaeologist says, “This is stunning, it’s major league.”

Disrupting the brain area that detects threats reduces concern about immigration.

But there is a “robust but weak association” between the two.

It’s the first ancient-African genome to be sequenced.

Editors at student newspaper denounce column on evolution and human difference.

“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.

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.

Only a single gene is modified.

Modafinil improves thinking.

DNA finally proves it.

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.

It genes, not lifestyle, that make smart people live longer.

Some mature faster than others.

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.