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Authoritarianism and Indigenous peoples in the development of forensic genetic technologies

— Mark Munsterhjelm — A powerful new class of forensic genetic technologies being adapted by security agencies, called next generation sequencing (NGS) or massively parallel sequencing, have been sharply criticized by a number of scholars for resurrecting once discredited racial categories (Duster, 2015; Fullwiley, 2014). We might see NGS technologies in other terms, as well: … Continue reading Authoritarianism and Indigenous peoples in the development of forensic genetic technologies