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UK Border Agency’s pseudoscientific “race-detection” DNA/isotope tests has scientific experts “horrified” [2009]

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The UK Border Agency has scientists “horrified” at a weird, eugenics-flavoured proposal to test asylum seekers’ DNA to determine if they are truly and purely of the “race” they claim to be from. Even the scientists who pioneered DNA fingerprinting and related techniques call the idea “horrifying,” “naive” and “flawed.”

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