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Ancient DNA Boom Underlines a Need for Ethical Frameworks
The field of ancient DNA, which combines archaeology and anthropology with cutting-edge genetics, is requiring scientists to have frank conversations about when research is justified and who it benefits.
Ancient DNA Boom Underlines a Need for Ethical Frameworks
Ancient DNA Boom Underlines a Need for Ethical Frameworks

The field of ancient DNA, which combines archaeology and anthropology with cutting-edge genetics, is requiring scientists to have frank conversations about when research is justified and who it benefits.

The field of ancient DNA, which combines archaeology and anthropology with cutting-edge genetics, is requiring scientists to have frank conversations about when research is justified and who it benefits.

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US Government to Repatriate Kennewick Man
Bob Grant | Apr 29, 2016 | 2 min read
A 2015 ancient DNA study determined that the 8,500-year-old skeletal remains belonged to an individual of Native American ancestry. Now, the US Army Corp of Engineers has begun the process of returning the bones to their rightful owners.
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