Categories Anthropology I

I.9. Ethical, Legal and Social (ELS) Issues in Genetics

The realization of possible misuse of genetic information is as old as the generation of human genetic information and hence the related issues are central to all the genome projects. It is believed that genetic information on a certain group of individuals can be used in ways that can create a bias against them. Additionally […]

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II.1.1 Case study- Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization – modern development puts prehistoric sites at risk

Every evening after archaeologist Shanti Pappu and her colleagues head home for the night, two watchmen patrol the team’s excavation site and a plot of dry scrubland near Sendrayanpalayam village, about a two-hour-drive from Chennai in southern India. Without such vigilance, the site could easily be disturbed.To the left of the carefully dug trenches, for […]

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