Dorothy Roberts and Sarah Tishkoff Call Attention to the use of Race in Human Genetic Research

Feb 4, 2016

Dorothy Roberts and Sarah Tishkoff are coauthors, along with two other scholars, on a perspective piece published this week in the journal Science that calls for an end to the use of genetic concepts of race in biological research.

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