Tag Archives for genetics

The G.I.N.A. could be a bad thing for healthcare.

The DNA Network batted this issue around several months ago, but it’s coming back in the form of a Letter to Nature. His argument is that there’s no guarantee that making insurance companies remain ignorant of a patient’s genetic risks … Continue reading

20. March 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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James Watson, the attention whore

James Watson said that some part of intelligence may be genetically determined, and, in support of this, says that there are differences which break down among racial lines. I haven’t seen the data, so I can’t comment on that point, … Continue reading

19. October 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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HIV Vaccine affects hispanics and african americans differently from others.

There is a nice analysis of the HIV vaccine results at Lagniappe. This story has been all over the news, even making the local television news. Apparently, it’s supposed to be some big deal that the vaccince caused a greater … Continue reading

24. February 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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Genetic influences on intelligence and cross-cultural concepts of beauty.

Razib has invited me to take my seat at his roundtable, and I am honored to do so. Upon logging in to write my first post, I noticed that 4 out of the 5 most recent pings were from “Gene … Continue reading

24. February 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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