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The UW-Madison survey examined four categories based on purpose (medical therapy or physical enhancement) and heritability (the ability to pass effects onto future generations).
To date no heritability (degree to which characteristics are transmitted from parents to offspring) has been demonstrated for any of these diseases.
That is: Intelligence researchers, writing in dense, obscure academic journals, will continue to quietly present data that show that race influences the heritability of IQ to certain degrees; others will present data in disagreement.
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