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(Longer version of article published at: https://leapsmag.com/the-shiny-and-potentially-dangerous-new-tool-for-predicting-human-behavior/) Posted here with permission) Imagine a world in which pregnant parents could go to the doctor and obtain a simple inexpensive genetic test of their unborn child that would allow them to predict how tall he or she would eventually...

Over the last couple of days, Paige Harden ran a poll about causation in the genome. https://twitter.com/kph3k/status/1137379236157775873 There was a lot of very interesting discussion that you should have a look at.  My take was to wonder whether "cause" is the most important thing we are trying...

Emily Smith-Woolley, along with Robert Plomin and his team, just published an article entitled, "Differences in exam performance between pupils attending selective and non-selective schools mirror the genetic differences between them."  The title of the article is in my opinion seriously misleading.  I have to...