Can you tell someone's race just by the sound of their voice? What about by looking at their genes?
For decades, scientists have looked for a link between race and science. A new exhibit at the Museum of Science called "RACE: Are We So Different" dives into that discussion.
So, is there a basis for race in science? And if not, why do we keep looking for one?
- Alan Goodman, professor of Biological Anthropology, Hampshire College; former president, American Anthropological Association
- Alondra Nelson, associate professor of Sociology, Columbia University; visiting fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
This segment aired on January 26, 2011.