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Friday 28 May 2004

Eugenics involves using principles of genetics to "improve" humankind. Though presently out of favor, the idea that this was a good thing was fairly universally accepted throughout the early part of this century.


- Richards M. Timeline: A nineteenth-century experiment in human selective breeding. Nat Rev Genet. 2004 Jun;5(6):475-9. PMID: 15154000