SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE

Carolyn Blake csb at jax.org
Wed Mar 8 12:14:53 EST 1995


In article <95030701454800075 at firthcom.demon.co.uk> steve at firthcom.demon.co.uk writes:
>
>In article <3j75g7$567 at athos.cc.bellcore.com>, DUANE BRAYBOY writes:
>
>> Has anyone seen the latest article in Scientific American that talks 
>>about how future criminals can now be predicted (according to scientist) 
>>through heredity? 
>> 
>> Any thoughts?
>
>Yes, there is a genetic indicator which is strongly associated with 
>criminality, particularly violent criminal behaviour. The association is 
>so strong that were foetuses carrying the marker to be terminated 
>routinely, a reduction in violent crime (and rape in particular) would 
>be assured.
>The marker? It is the 'Y' chromosome.
>.......................................................................
>Stephen Firth                                           Matthew: 27,  5
>steve at firthcom.demon.co.uk                               Judges:  7, 17
>CIS: 100023,3414

Please share the appropriate scientific references that back up your claim!

cb
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