GENEWATCH
 
Volume 22 Issue 3-4
 
 
Volume 22 Issue 3-4
Race and Genetics
Jul-Aug 2009
 
The Elusive Variability of Race
By Patricia Williams
 
The Color of Our Genes
By Osagie Obasogie
 
Post-Conviction DNA Testing and the William Osborne Case
By CRG staff - interview with Nina Morrison, Innocence Project
 
Racial Disparities in Databanking of DNA Profiles
By Michael T. Risher
 
BiDil and Racialized Medicine
By Jonathan Kahn
 
Natural Selection, the Human Genome, and the Idea of Race
By Robert Pollack
 
Ancestry Testing and DNA: Uses, Limits - and Caveat Emptor
By Troy Duster
 
Race, Genes and Intelligence
By Pilar Ossorio
 
Book Review: Intelligence and How to Get It
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
 
A Short History of the Race Concept
By Michael Yudell
 
Health Care and Insurance Reform: Improving Access, Recognizing Limits
By CRG staff - interview with George Annas
 
Film Review: Fateful Harvest
By Andrew Kimbrell
 
 
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For centuries, human societies have divided population groups into separate races. While there is no scientific basis for this, people unquestioningly accept these classifications as fact.
 
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Rapid developments in biotechnology over the last two decades have enabled corporations and scientists to alter nature's handiwork for commercial profit. The patent, a tool originally created to insure that inventors could share in the financial returns and benefits deriving from the use of their nventions, has become the primary mechanism through which the private sector advances its claims to ownership over genes, proteins, and entire organisms.
 
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