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Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJul 8, 2010 4:46 PM

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The Gender/Math Gap. Ziel takes a closer look at the SAT gender gap. Ticking Biological Clock Increases Women's Libido, New Research Shows. The study is from David Buss' group, which is known for this sort of sensationalist stuff. That being said, it seems like you could turn this into a book titled "The Dirty Thirties." Genetic Ancestry in Lung-Function Prediction. Basically the more African a black American is in their ancestry the worst their pulmonary function. Importantly they didn't control for socioeconomic status and other background variables, which may correlate with African ancestral quanta. Clues of Britain’s First Humans. 800,000 years ago there were hominins in Britain. You find primates in the weirdest places.... Gene Knockout Makes Female Mice Masculine. Perhaps the gender identities of mice are not socially constructed.

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