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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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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.