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IQ Testing at Birth?

The UK press yesterday heavily ran the news that a Cardiff University researcher suggested testing children for a gene linked to IQ along with neonatal thyroid screening.

The suggestion sprang from a study of children by Cardiff and the University of Bristol that looked at thyroid and genetic data from 3,123 seven-year-olds who also had taken IQ tests as part of another study, according to the BBC.

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