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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The relationship between minorities and genetic ancestry tests has always been spiked with nuance and, at times, controversy. Concerns about the tests are diverse and often community dependent, with many worrying about data privacy or misuse, including by law enforcement, while others ponder how results might impact a person's cultural identity.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

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