The Invisible History of the Human Race

• A New York Times Notable Book • “The richest, freshest, most fun book on genetics in some time.” —The New York Times Book Review We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are...

Medical Mystery; Umass Doctors Race to Counter Rare Blood Disorder (ENTERTAINMENT)

Byline: Geraldine A. Collier Doctors are taught in medical training to “look first for the horses, not the zebras.”

Leg Skinfold Thicknesses and Race Performance in Male 24-Hour Ultra-Marathoners (Report)

A number of physiological, anthropometric, and training variables seem to influence running performance, depending upon the length and duration of performance; among these variables, the relation between skinfold thicknesses and running performance has been especially discussed (1-6). More than...

Deliberating About Race As a Variable in Biomedical Research (Original Articles)

‘Race’ in research ethics is a thoroughly contested social construct and concept, and how it is understood and applied is not self-evident or clear. Race as a variable in a research protocol needs a rational and democratic deliberation, as...

My Race with Diabetes and the Oli

While growing up in Mount Holly, New Jersey, Ed Espenshade played catch with his dad, attended Phillies and Sixers games, and dreamed of being an athlete. But soon after he acquired a paper route as a twelfth birthday present,...