How unlocking the secrets of African DNA could change the world | Curio

How unlocking the secrets of African DNA could change the world

27 mins | Mar 12, 2020

The continent’s genomic data could spur a scientific revolution — why have we ignored it for so long? "The lack of African genetic material constitutes a significant obstacle to understanding how our bodies and diseases function. African genomes are not only humanity’s oldest but our most diverse, and that diversity holds within it an almost unfathomable potential..." Neil Munshi, writing in the Financial Times, investigates.

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From Financial Times