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The Ongoing Mystery of How DNA Affects Intelligence

We know genes affect intelligence, but we’re years away from understanding how

IIt’s the stuff of which sci-fi dystopias are made: Scientists have come up with a blood test for smartness.

Until the past few years, the best science available would have been hard-pressed to reliably identify a snippet…



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Lissa Harris

Writer. Alt-weekly alum. Recovering local-news startup founder. MIT Science Writing ’08. Rural Catskillian, swordfighter, sci-fi enthusiast, queer royalty.