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Language used by researchers to describe human populations has evolved over the last 70 years

1 month ago   |   By Science Daily

Researchers have found that the words that scientists use to describe human populations - such as race, ancestry, and ethnicity - significantly changed from 1949 to 2018. Such changes and their timing, along with new descriptors for certain population groups, may be linked to structural racism, social trends, and how people view social constructs such as race.
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