Leseklick: Race, genetics and pseudoscience: an explainer

"The aim of this article is to provide an accessible guide for scientists, journalists, and the general public for understanding, criticising and pushing back against [arguments in favor of racial groupings and alleged genetically-based intelligence differences between them]."

Vier Wissenschaftler, ein Bioinformatiker und drei Genetiker, haben einen sehr lesenswerten Artikel veröffentlicht, in welchen sie erklären, warum Genvariationen die Unterteilung der Menschheit in verschiedene Rassen nicht erlauben. Sie gehen auch auf die Unterschiede im IQ zwischen verschiedenen Rassen ein. Eine der involvierten Wissenschafter schreibt in ihrem Blog dazu: 
"We wanted to correct the misconceptions that many people have about these topics, and directly confront a number of untrue ideas promoted by a small group of pseudo-scientists who refer to themselves as “race realists” or proponents of “human biological diversity” (HBD)."

Leseklick: A Million People Are Jailed at China's Gulags. I Managed to Escape. Here's What Really Goes on Inside

Rape, torture and human experiments. Sayragul Sauytbay offers firsthand testimony from a Xinjiang 'reeducation' camp


Leseklick: Ernährungswissenschaften sind ein Kuddelmuddel

A group of 14 researchers just set off a firestorm with a new series of studies that upends years of nutrition advice about meat. Their five systematic reviews, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, suggest there’s no health reason to eat less red meat — not even the bacon and salami we’ve been told for years to cut back on.