Polygamy and genetics: Short Creek, Utah’s inbreeding mutation epidemic

Polygamy and genetics: Short Creek, Utah’s inbreeding mutation epidemic

[In 1990], 10-year-old boy was presented to Theodore Tarby, a doctor specialising in rare childhood diseases. ... [S]oon Tarby had diagnosed a ...
Polygamy and disease: Intermarrying Mormon town faces genetic disaster

Polygamy and disease: Intermarrying Mormon town faces genetic disaster

Brigham Young, who led the [Mormons] back in the mid-19th Century, was a passionate believer in [polygamy]. By the time he died, his ...
Growing hybrid human-chimp brains to understand intellectual differences and disease

Growing hybrid human-chimp brains to understand intellectual differences and disease

In her own small corner of this research utopia at the human brain laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Madeleine ...