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The Touchy Subject of 'Race'

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Science  07 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5903, pp. 839
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5903.839a

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Summary

At a meeting last week, about 40 scientists and ethicists debated how to present the torrent of new findings from gene sequencing studies to the public without using the "fraught" terminology of race.