Gene responsible for the unique development of human brains is ‘discovered’ – LAGMC3. see also al fin.
Researchers uncover a new level of genetic diversity in human RNA sequences – rna-dna differences (RDDs).
A bad apple in Duckworth’s IQ-Motivation meta-analysis? – important review from statsquatch.
Hazy Recall as a Signal Foretelling Depression – “[R]esearchers at Oxford, Northwestern University in Illinois and other universities are conducting studies with thousands of teenagers to determine whether those with overgeneral memory are more likely to develop depression later on.”
The £400 [$650] test that tells you how long you’ll live – telomere test.
Q&A: Novel study suggests autism three times more prevalent than thought – in south korea.
Does Cupid play politics? That ‘something special’ might be your mate’s political ideology – “Researchers discover spouses select partners based on social and political attitudes.” via parapundit.
Proof heart disease is an ancient problem: Autopsy finds 3,500-year-old Egyptian princess had clogged arteries – “44 out of 52 mummies examined had clogged arteries”