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PIK Professors Call Attention to the Use of Race in Human Genetic Research

February 5, 2016

Dorothy Roberts and Sarah Tishkoff have coauthored 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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