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Tag Archives: Science and Genetics
Ancient Egyptian Mummy Genomes Suggest an Increase of Sub-Saharan African Ancestry in Post-Roman Periods, Society for American Archeology
Scientists used “unique genetic material” to track movements of early aboriginals.
Rare mutations contribute to individual differences in personality and IQ.
New research suggests GDP and national IQ average are linked.
The Future of Dating: What’s Your Genetic Profile?, Market Watch
Genotyping and dating services will soon become intertwined.
Same pattern persists, year after year.
Research suggests that brains grew as humans got further away from Africa.
Including an increased risk for blood clots and tobacco addiction.
Study suggests “education genes” inversely correlated with fertility.
Blacks and Hispanics less likely to get it but it is more serious.
Can We Really Measure Implicit Bias? Maybe Not, Chronicle of Higher Education
New data shows the many flaws of the Harvard prejudice test.
Cultural Differences May Leave Their Mark on DNA, Medical Xpress
New study shows “race combines both genetics and environment.”
Conservatives Really Are Better Looking, Research Says, Washington Post
And voters associate attractiveness with conservatism.
Anthropologists who disagree should “work a lot harder” at questioning themselves.
Some racialists “have a really profound understanding of everyday concepts in population genetics.”
They may have gotten this advantage from Denisovans.
Scientists are afraid to highlight brain differences between the sexes.
The Real War on Science, City Journal
Author notes the obstacles Gottfredson, Jensen, and Herrnstein all dealt with.
Will be a collection of 2.5 million genetic markers “hand-picked for their African relevance.”
At the extreme, men still better at math; women in verbal ability.
Neandertal DNA Affects Modern Ethnic Difference in Immune Response, Scientific American
Neanderthal genes help Europeans “live in peace with the microbes.”
Blacks and whites differ in 24 prostate cancer-related genes.
The Negative Flynn Effect: A Systematic Literature Review, Science Direct
Gains in IQ are starting to reverse in several countries.
They are especially vulnerable to stomach and liver cancer.
Your Neanderthal DNA Might Actually Be Doing You Some Good, Washington Post
It may have helped non-Africans adapt to new environments.
What Race Were the Greeks and Romans?, AR Classic Article
The evidence is clear — but often ignored.
This May Be The Most Horrible Thing That Donald Trump Believes, Huffington Post
A basic understanding of genetics and heritability is “dangerous.”
Genetic modification at a new frontier.
Details of race and appearance can be known from a single strand of hair.
And after diversion, the gene mutation rate of non-Africans accelerated.
Jared Taylor and Paul Kersey discuss new polls of the racial attitudes of Trump and Clinton supporters.
And eugenics will be easier than ever.
How Well Does Brain Structure Predict Behaviour?, Discover Magazine
Quite well for traits like IQ and schizophrenia.
The Long Shadow of the Nurture Assumption, Family Studies
Parenting doesn’t have much effect on a child’s outcomes.
It’s Now Possible, in Theory, to Predict Life Success from a Genetic Test at Birth, British Psychological Society
“[I]gnorance and denial are no longer an option.”
Researchers find gene variants associated with the disorder.
James Watson once dared point out blacks’ lower average IQ.
23andMe may be less accurate for non-whites.
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.