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Troublesome science : the misuse of genetics and genomics in understanding race / Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall.

  • DeSalle, Rob
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Also known as

The misuse of genetics and genomics in understanding race


New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [2018]

Physical description

xi, 200 pages : black and white illustrations, maps, graphs ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Evolutionary lessons -- Species and how to recognize them -- Phylogenetic trees -- The name game : modern zoological nomenclature and the rules of naming things -- DNA fingerprinting and barcoding -- Early biological notions of human divergence -- Mitochondrial Eve and Y-chromosome Adam -- The other 99 percent of the genome -- ABBA/BABA and the genomes of our ancient relatives -- Human migration and Neolithic genomes -- Gene genealogies and species trees -- Clustering humans? -- STRUCTUREing humans? -- Mr. Murray loses his bet -- Epilogue: Race and society.


  • English

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    QU450 2018D44t
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