Researchers find a ‘liberal gene’

Liberals may owe their political outlook partly to their genetic make-up, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego, and Harvard University. Ideology is affected not just by social factors, but also by a dopamine recept…

Low grades in adolescence linked to dopamine genes

The academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects — — English, math, science, history — — if their DNA contains one or more of three specific dopamine gene variations, according to a study led by ren…

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