Implications of biogeography of human populations for 'race' and medicine

@article{Tishkoff2004ImplicationsOB,
  title={Implications of biogeography of human populations for 'race' and medicine},
  author={Sarah A. Tishkoff and Kenneth K. Kidd},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 Suppl 1},
  pages={S21-S27}
}
In this review, we focus on the biogeographical distribution of genetic variation and address whether or not populations cluster according to the popular concept of 'race'. We show that racial classifications are inadequate descriptors of the distribution of genetic variation in our species. Although populations do cluster by broad geographic regions, which generally correspond to socially recognized races, the distribution of genetic variation is quasicontinuous in clinal patterns related to… 
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