Human Genetics Meeting NPR's Richard Harris reports from San Francisco where the Society of Human Genetics Meeting is taking place. This year some participants are looking into the genetics of race. By comparing the genes of blacks and whites, scientists are seeking explanations for the high incidence of heart disease among African Americans. But other scientists warn factors like diet and environment must be taken into account.
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Human Genetics Meeting

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Human Genetics Meeting

Human Genetics Meeting

Human Genetics Meeting

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NPR's Richard Harris reports from San Francisco where the Society of Human Genetics Meeting is taking place. This year some participants are looking into the genetics of race. By comparing the genes of blacks and whites, scientists are seeking explanations for the high incidence of heart disease among African Americans. But other scientists warn factors like diet and environment must be taken into account.