Race: Science's Last Taboo

Director: Channel 4
Year: 2009
Country: UK
Rating: N/A
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Filed under: Human Genetics, Documentary

This film from Channel 4 looks at the devastating history and consequences of scientific racism. Videos on the Channel 4 website explain why some feel the argument around race has become shallow, and why others believe a fear of investigating genetic difference could limit medical progression. There is also discussion of why it was so important to investigate Science's Last Taboo. (Aired Channel 4, 6 October 2009 - 03 October 2009, screened at various times)

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This Biomedical Ethics Film Library is being presented in partnership with European Medical Students' Association (EMSA)