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How—and why—DNA Testing Uses Biased Reference Databases

Clip: Season 48 Episode 1 | 5m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Because of the Eurocentric bias of genetic reference databases, DNA ancestry test results for individuals of African and Asian descent are often less detailed than results for individuals of European descent.

Aired: 01/13/21

Rating: NR

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