While people from high- or low-income families are just as likely to inherit smarts, those with the familial foot-up are more likely to succeed, the Washington Post reports.

"The least-gifted children of high-income parents graduate from college at higher rates than the most-gifted children of low-income parents," the Post writes.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.