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Posts tagged human genome

September 27, 2003

 

The Trashy Side of DNA

Learn about the trashy side of DNA on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Tracing Our Ancestors

Of course, using DNA to identify race raises many difficult ethical questions. After all, in the past, pseudo-scientific racial divisions provided justification for atrocities like slavery and the Holocaust.

September 27, 2003

 

How Closely Related Are We?

It doesn’t even matter that we’re not related. DNA is a pattern or sequence of nucleotides, right? You might also remember that there are actually only four different nucleotides, and that they’re arranged in pairs.

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