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Is Your Socioeconomic Status Written in Your Genes?

Researchers are finding links between people’s genes and complex attributes such as socioeconomic status and the time spent in school. The worry is that their results will be misconstrued, states an article in Nature. It cites a new Hastings Center project that will examine the field and advise researchers and stakeholders on how to conduct and talk about the work. The project is headed by senior research scholar Erik Parens. 

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