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2014-06-25 08:27:01

Case Centers on Virginia Plea Deal CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' Rights attorney and advocate Jeffery Leving called a plea deal in a criminal case mandating the vasectomy of a Virginia dad "outrageous" and a form of eugenics during a HuffPost Live segment on Tuesday morning. The video chat focused on the case of Jesse Lee Herald, who accepted a prosecutor's offer to undergo sterilization in exchange for a reduced prison sentence for a child endangerment charge...

2012-12-30 05:03:22

PIRC addresses tax-payer supported genetic counseling programs and the purpose of these programs. Holmen, WI (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Policy Intersections Research Center (PIRC) has released an Issue Snapshot addressing the practice of using tax payer funds for genetic counseling programs with eugenic aims. Eugenics is defined by Websters Dictionary as "a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed." The PIRC believe...

Genetics of Intelligence Remains A Riddle
2012-10-03 12:28:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Your intelligence — like almost all other traits — is a gift from your parents, at least in part. Scientists have known for a long time that intelligence is at least partially inherited through genetics. According to psychological scientist Christopher Chabris, however, it may be some time before researchers can identify the specific genetic roots of intelligence. A new study from Union College shows that the genes long...

Your Genome Available From A Drugstore Near You?
2012-07-14 06:18:04

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the growing accessibility of our human genome increasing all the time, the day may not be far off when we carry our personal genome around like we carry a driver´s license now, according to a recent Telegraph report. Professor Armand Leroi, of Imperial College London, claims that with the falling costs of DNA testing, it will be common for young people to pay to access their entire genetic code within the next five to ten...


Latest Eugenics Reference Libraries

Biometrika
2012-05-08 15:25:50

Biometrika is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford Journals for the Biometrika Trust. It was established in October 1901. Biometrika began life as a quarterly journal, running that way until 1977, when it switched to three issues per year; in 1992 it switched back to quarterly publications. It is published in English, French, German and Italian. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is AC Davison. There have been a total of only four editors-in-chief of this journal in the...

Annals of Human Genetics
2012-05-07 06:56:58

The Annals of Human Genetics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1925 as the Annals of Eugenics by Karl Pearson, who was also the founder of Biometrika in 1901. Annals of Eugenics was changed to its current moniker in 1954 to reflect the changing views on the role of eugenics in society. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the University College, London. As of May 2012, its editor-in-chief is Andres Ruiz-Linares. The Institute for Scientific Information...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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