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    Collaboration between geneticists and economists has the potential to bear fruit.

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    • 12 October 2012

      In the original text, we implied that the link between a genetic variant and educational attainment was identified by the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium. In fact, it was identified, and refuted, in earlier work done by Daniel Benjamin and his colleagues. The text has been amended to reflect that.

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    Fighting chance. Nature 490, 144 (2012) doi:10.1038/490144a

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