Roots and genes
by Alondra Nelson
‘Roots’ sparked an African-American quest for identity through family history. Does DNA finally provide firm grounds?
A Historian’s Take on the Future – And It’s Scary!
by Michael Bess
Contemporary society is dangerously unprepared for the dramatic changes it is about to experience.
This Research Suggests Why Historians Have to Begin Acknowledging that Biology Is a Key Factor in a Person’s Politics
by John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Alford
Lab experiments conducted around the world demonstrate a relationship between political beliefs and physiological response to disgusting, threatening, or simply disquieting aspects of life.
Is race genetic?
by Laura Miller
Advances in genealogy and DNA analysis tell surprising and disturbing stories about the heritage we think we know
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