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Man is becoming a Genetically Modified species

A recent study of Danish young people by Gustaf Bruze, a researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, showed that about half of the expected financial gain of attending university derived not from better job prospects but from the chance to meet and marry a higher-earning spouse. 307 more words

Harry Potter and the Recessive Allele

Arguments have been made that magic is a recessive allele.

Here is a link explaining the argument.

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/11/magazine/genetic-theory-of-harry-potter-the.html?_r=0

But the thing is it doesn’t work. It does explain muggle borns and why it’s necessary fo them to have a wizard in their family history but it doesn’t explain why every half blood who gets a mention is a wizard. 129 more words

Harry Potter

Think tanks are governments' recessive genes

Keith Hudson

In my previous posting, I intended to go down a different track after my first sentence or two, so I’ll take it up again here.  1,010 more words

The beginning of designer babies

Keith Hudson

(The following has only been written for possible discussion by those who are already interested in aspects of human breeding, such as the prospect of designer babies and suchlike.  1,054 more words