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Read the “Genetic Ancestry Tests” article https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/genetic-ancestry-tests-dont-change-your-identity-but-you-might
then address the following questions:
- What questions have emerged in regard to genetic testing and the understanding of race and ethnicity?
- Does genetic testing reinforce or debunk the myths associated with race?
- According to the information provided what impact does genetic testing have on an individual’s ethnic identity? Who is most likely to be affected by genetic testing results (in regard to ethnic identity)?
- In your opinion, is genetic testing more harmful or helpful to our current understanding of race?