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We Know We Shouldn’t, But Can We Genetically Modify Geniuses?

And don't try to argue that we should. I had to sit through Baby Geniuses. Never again.

Don’t worry, friends, no one’s going to start recreating Gattaca. But there is a team of scientists working on research for something called the Cognitive Genome Project, which seeks to explain the genetic markers for intelligence. How successful could they be? AsapSCIENCE and special guest Jake from Vsauce3 explain the basics.

(via AsapSCIENCE)

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