The Awl publishes:
It's Science!7Next up, why some population groups are genetically predisposed to perform as well as other groups in standardized tests of intelligence and are overrepresented in prison populations.
Finally, an excuse for my obesity, dipsomania and moroseness: "Westerners could be genetically programmed to consume fatty foods and alcohol more than those from the east, researchers have claimed. Scientists at the University of Aberdeen say a genetic switch – DNA which turns genes on or off within cells – regulates appetite and thirst. The study suggests it is also linked to depression."