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Biology of Race

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Biology of Race

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NPR's Richard Harris reports on genetics and race. Genetically speaking we are all human, and research supports the notion that race is a cultural construct. In fact, genetic research is showing that human genes aren't much different from those of a chimpanzee. (7:22) Check out NPR News coverage of the UN World Conference Against Racism.