Political preference in the genes?

But these Australian politician siblings appear to contradict the results of a recent study suggesting genetics may influence our political beliefs just like our eye colour, height and temperament.

Politics could be hard-wired in our DNA, researchers contend.

“We’re seeing an awakening in the social sciences, and the wall that divided politics and genetics is really starting to fall apart,” the authors wrote.

“This is a big advance, because the two fields could inform each other to