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Is There a Smart Gene in Ashkenazis?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/is_there_a_smart_gene_in_ashkenazis_20050610

Together with Jason Hardy and Henry Harpending of the University of Utah, Gregory Cochran is publishing in a forthcoming edition of the Journal of Biosocial Science a paper that not only suggests that one group of humanity is more intelligent than the others, but explains the process that has brought this about. The group in question is Ashkenazi Jews. The process is natural selection.

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