DNA Studies Challenge the Meaning of Race

  title={DNA Studies Challenge the Meaning of Race},
  author={Eliot Marshall},
  pages={654 - 655}
According to geneticists and anthropologists, genetic diversity appears to fall along a continuum, with no clear breaks delineating different groups. But, ironically, researchers studying genetic diversity are being stymied by the intense sensitivity surrounding the topic. A major international project to survey genetic diversity around the globe has been opposed by activists, and a planned database of genetic polymorphisms is being constructed so as to prevent comparisons between population… 
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