This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, two University of Washington researchers discuss the lack of diversity in genomic research, calling it "an embarrassing bias" for the field. They note that a 2009 investigation showed that 96 percent of the participants in genome-wide association studies were of European descent and that while the proportion of samples from non-European individuals has increased to nearly 20 percent since then, this is primarily due to increased studies of Asian populations.

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