Chinese project probes the genetics of genius

by jeeg 16. May 2013 01:07
  The US adolescents who signed up for the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) in the 1970s were the smartest of the smart, with mathematical and verbal-reasoning skills within the top 1% of the population. Now, researchers at BGI (formerly the Beijing Genomics Institute) i... [More]

A Genetic Code for Genius?

by jeeg 17. February 2013 04:28
0 0 1 1126 6423 crg 53 15 7534 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE At a former paper-printing factory... [More]

U.S. Chases Foreign Leaders’ DNA, WikiLeaks Shows

by jeeg 30. November 2010 22:16
Foreign potentates and diplomats beware: the United States wants your DNA. If that chief of mission seemed a bit too friendly at the last embassy party, it might be because the State Department recently instructed U.S. diplomats to collect biometric identification on their foreign interlocuto... [More]
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