Deodorant sales in China’s total: $110 million.
80-90% of East Asian populations have a mutation in a gene called ABCC11 that minimizes body odor.
1. There exist inalienable human rights.
2. There exist genetically determined differences between human populations.
When they tested it on real human-genome data, the algorithm zeroed in on the lactase mutations that allow adults to drink milk.
By equating scientific statements with racism, those seeking to stifle debate commit the moralistic fallacy of concluding that a statement cannot be true if it has unpleasant moral implications.
"There should be no academic sanctions against those who believe that were environments equalized, genetic differences between black and white Americans would mean that blacks have an IQ deficit."
DNA fragments from Neandertals in the human genome shed light on brain evolution.
Two gene-expression studies could explain why people of African descent respond more strongly to infection, and are more prone to autoimmune diseases.
"Regardless of what we discover about the genetic variation of humans, it is clear that all humans should be treated as equal as an ethical principle. It is not dependent upon the fact that race does not exist." theness.com/neurologicablo…
"The X chromosome in non-African populations has less diversity and less Neanderthal introgression than expected."
The patch is designed to reduce the flush red that around 40 percent of East Asians experience when they drink due to a mutated gene.
“Tell me where your ancestors lived 500 years ago, and I’ll tell you who your potential donors are,” says Jeffrey Chell, an internist who leads the National Marrow Donor Program
Blood can be racially or ethnically specific, so having more blood donors in certain groups can be crucial for saving the lives of patients who share their backgrounds.
"There is a place for the language of both race and geographic ancestry as we seek to empower individuals to fully describe their family history."
"Two populations may have a large overlap and differ only slightly in their means. Still, the most outstanding individuals will tend to come from the population with the higher mean."