What We Read Today 16 July 2014

July 16th, 2014
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  • Study: Friends share similarities in their DNA (Malcolm Ritter, R&D Magazine) It is highly speculative why, but a research study has found that 1,367 pairs of close friends share more DNA characteristics than the norm for about 1.2 million pairs of strangers. This raises some interesting questions about biodiversity in natural selection since the likelihood of procreation can be assumed to be greater between friends than between strangers.


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The first four articles discuss the latest CBO debt projections for the U.S.

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