NATURE Magazine Has A Poll (That You Can Vote In!) On "Taboo Genetics"
October 03, 2013, 03:39 PM
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From the scientific journal Nature:

Ethics: Taboo genetics Taboo Genetics

Probing the biological basis of certain traits ignites controversy. But some scientists choose to cross the red line anyway. 

Erika Check Hayden 

02 October 2013

Scientists cited or quoted include Steve Hsu, Geoffrey Miller, Christopher Chabris, Francis Galton, Robert Plomin, and Bruce Lahn.

And here is Nature's tut-tutting editorial:

Dangerous work 

Behavioural geneticists must tread carefully to prevent their research being misinterpreted.

 

Here are the four questions in Nature's poll

  • Should scientists refrain from studying the genetics of intelligence? 

  • Should scientists refrain from studying the genetics of race?

  • Should scientists refrain from studying the genetics of violence?

  • Should scientists refrain from studying the genetics of sexuality?

To quote the conclusion of a great American's 1940 book: "Vote early and often."

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