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Friday Fluff – February 4th, 2011

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanFeb 5, 2011 1:05 AM

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1) First, a post from the past: Neandertal & humans – introgression. 2) Weird search query of the week: "non-coding rnas and dragons." 3) Comment of the week, in response to Why siblings differ differently:

The people who criticize twin and adoption experiments in behavioral genetics don’t seem to realize that using genotyping we’ll be able to test heritability over a continuous range of relatedness, as you emphasize in your post. Already it is significant that Visscher obtains the same heritability for height that the twin experiments obtained. IQ is next …

4) And finally, your weekly fluff fix:

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