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Lessons from the HGDP?

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Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1554-1555
DOI: 10.1126/science.1111130

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Race to the Finish. Identity and Governance in an Age of Genomics. By Jenny Reardon. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2005. 251 pp. $55, £35.95. ISBN 0-691-11856-6. Paper, $17.95, £11.95. ISBN: 0-691-11857-4. In-formation Series.

The author explores the history of the Human Genome Diversity Project and discusses its implications for future work in the contentious intersection of genetics, race, and politics.