Perhaps I am a little bit of a cell biologist at heart, but I find these review articles fascinating:
Back to the argument on genetics of intellectual ability and achievement.
Funny how the author uses the GWAS study I highlighted back in June to support the idea that it's complicated. Who would have thunk it?
Now let's go on a little train wreck of thought on my favorite subject: genetics.
It turns out early humans had messy relationships worthy of daytime TV in the US:
This one has a really good quote: "genetics don't lie"
And it really doesn't (or "it don't" to stylistically keep up with the quote above):
Perhaps not surprisingly, genetic evidence is not universally accepted:
Naturally, testimony of "four male witnesses" trumps any other. Men don't lie. Just ask certain much admired former US President who left DNA evidence...
Of course, these rather conservative guys may have been simply upset after reading something like this:
Monkey business is bigger in Texas...
Enough distractions, now stop blaming genetics for your lack of success and get back to work. Bad things happen to underachieving members of cartels.
If postdocs are drug mules and grad students are street dealers, then what are the undergrads?
Have a good weekend.