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Opinion: Taking the Fun Out of Being ‘Progressive’

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] The evidence that genes influence intelligence and other personality traits is so overwhelming that even a few lefties no longer deny it.

Opinion

Opinion: The Evil That Men Do

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] The terrible legacy of Richard Lewontin. In Shakespeare’s play, Marc Anthony says of Julius Caesar: “The evil that men do lives after

National

Suicide may run in the family. A closer look at genetic risk.

For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to mental illness, such as depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but it is clear that “stuff runs in families,” says Dr. Douglas Gray, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His 2018 study – published

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