With the development of new genomic sequencing technologies, scientists are trying to identify genetic variants that help explain differences in intelligence. A new Hastings Center report, "The Genetics of Intelligence: Ethics and the Conduct of Trustworthy Research," wonders if such findings can be used to improve education for all or might they wind up having a chilling effect on programs meant to improve educational outcomes among disadvantaged populations.

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