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Race: Science's last taboo
Themes: Science and Myths
What’s the link between Darwin and Eugenics? Uncover the myths surrounding science and racial differentiation.
ARTICLES
Interpreting Science
Bill Amos helps us make sense of diverse research with reference to eugenics.
Q & A with Bill Amos
Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, Cambridge.
Context: Human Zoo
The disturbing history of human zoos and their pseudo scientific origins.
CLIPS
Science for the Good of All
Interview with Ralph Lee.
The Science of Underachievement
Interview with Rageh Omaar.
OTHER THEMES
Power
Is racial categorisation linked to the quest for power by one social group over another?
Science and myths
What’s the link between Darwin and Eugenics? Uncover the myths surrounding science and racial differentiation.
Genetics and environment
Are multi ethnic individuals more resistant to certain diseases? How is our genetic make up linked to the environment we live in?
Beauty
So-called ‘Ethnic Plastic Surgery’ has come under controversial fire for promoting a more ‘Caucasian’ look. Is our idea of physical beauty related to racial categorisation?

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