Cheddar Man: DNA testing of a 10,000-year-old skeleton upends a common idea about race

Indeed, the findings line up with some of the latest genetic research on race, indicating that skin color doesn’t tell us as much as once was thought about a person’s racial or geographic background. A study published in Science in October, for example, challenged the notion of skin color as a classifier for race at all.

Cheddar Man: DNA testing of a 10,000-year-old skeleton upends a common idea about race — Quartz

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