The future of PCB-laden orca whales, and doing genomics work with Indigenous people

The future of PCB-laden orca whales, and doing genomics work with Indigenous people

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Science has often treated Indigenous people as resources for research—especially when it comes to genomics. Now, Indigenous people are exploring how this type of study can be conducted in a way that respects their people and traditions. Meagan Cantwell talks with contributing correspondent Lizzie Wade about a summer workshop for Indigenous scientists that aims to start a new chapter in genomics.

We’ve known for decades that PCBs—polychlorinated biphenyls—are toxic and carcinogenic. In the ... See More

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