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Posts tagged human genome

June 5, 2014

 

A computer-generated representation of an individual's DNA

How Closely Related Are We?

We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.

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.

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