Indigenous Peruvian Tribe Blocks DNA Sampling by National Geographic

by jeeg 9. May 2011 20:05
Complaints by indigenous leaders and local officials have blocked a plan by geneticists with the National Geographic Society to collect DNA from the remote Q'eros tribe in Peru as part of the Genographic Project, which seeks molecular clues to humankind's migrations over the globe. Population ... [More]

French police take DNA samples of Roma, rights group claims

by jeeg 21. October 2010 18:47
    A human rights group has accused French police of taking DNA samples of Roma as condemnation of France’s crackdown on illegal traveller camps intensifies.   French police have taken DNA samples of Roma (Gypsies) as part of a crackdown on illegal traveller camps, a ... [More]
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