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DECODE GENOMICS IN INCELAND

"A Genomic Treasure Hunt May be Striking Gold"
The New York Time 06/22/2002


INNATE DIFFERENCE

"In Nature vs. Nurture, A Voice for Nature"
The New York Times 09/17/2002.


RACE AND DISEASE

"Race Seen As Real Guide to Track Roots of Disease"
New York Times 07/30/2002.


THE RETURN OF SARAH BAARTMAN'S REMAINS

"Remains of Abused South African Woman Given Final Resting Place"
The New York Times 08/09/2002.

"'Hottentot Venus' Goes Home"
BBC 29/04/2002.

"Bring Back the 'Hottentot Venus'"
South Africa Mail & Guardian 06/15/1995.
Article on the movement to have Saartjie Baartman's remains returned.

The Progression of the Movement to Return Baartman's Remains
Collection of articles from the Mail & Guardian

"Saartjie Baartman Returns to South Africa From France"
South Africa Mail & Guardian 03/05/2002.

"The Return of the 'Hottentot Venus'"
Africana.com 14/02/2002.

"Letter from President Thabo Mbeki"
ANC Today 16/05/2002.

"Reflections on El Negro's Return"
Africana.com 26/02/2002.
The return from Europe of the remains of another scientifically displayed Khoi person.


JEFFERSON  &  HEMINGS  AFTER  DNA

"Monticello's Other Children"
The New York Times 11/8/98.

"The Content of Jefferson's Character Is Revealed at Last, or Is It?"
11/8/98.

"DNA Tests Offer Evidence That Jefferson Fathered a Child With His Slave"
11/1/98.

"DNA Teaches History a Few Lessons of Its Own"
5/24/98.

 

BREAST  CANCER

"The Breast Cancer Genes: A Devastating Jewish Legacy"
by Miryam Wahrman, Jewish Communication Network 4/17/98.

"Women of Ashkenazi Jewish Descent Have Greater Risk of Breast Cancer"

"Doctor's Guide to the Internet" relays commercial plans for genetic test.

"Three Breast Cancer Gene Alterations in Jewish Community Carry Increased Cancer Risk, but Lower Than in Previous Studies"

Mediconsult.com summarizes NIH findings.

"Jewish Women Carry Breast Cancer Genetic Mutation"
by Roberts Cooke, Earl Lane and Jamie Talan for Newsday.

"Medical Mystery: Breast Cancer's Aggressive Trait in Black Women Baffles Experts"
by Carol Stevens, Detroit News 12/10/95.

"Research or Racism?"
Harper's Magazine 9/97 excerpts a breast cancer study questionnaire on African-American womens' "willingness to seek medical care"

 

IMPLICIT  ASSOCIATION  TEST

"Test your racial bias"
Psychology at University of Washington and Yale.

"Roots of Racism Revealed"
ABCnews.com reports.

 

ODDS  &  ENDS

"The Myth of Race: What DNA Says about Human Ancestry—and Bigotry"
by Mark Schoofs. Part Three of the Village Voice series "How Genetics is Changing Our Lives."

 

DNA  PROFILING

FBI DNA Bank
Combined DNA Index System website.

"Gene Map Presents Race Concerns"
Article by Kristen Philiposki.

"Experts Debate Role of Race in Medical Research"
Article by Elizabeth Cohen from CCN website.

"Race is a Poor Prescription"
Aticle by Helen Pearson about why ethnicity cannot predict drug sucess.

"Medicine's Race Problem"
Article by Sally Satel arguing for the study of racial differences in biomedical research.

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