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January 21, 2019

David Reich strikes back!

Filed under: David Reich,Historical Population Genetics — Razib Khan @ 8:03 pm
David Reich submits Five Corrections to The New York Times. As you know, in the fact-checking process I was sent more than 100 statements of which a very high proportion (more than half) were incorrect. For example, as I mentioned to you in my letter of January 7, 20 of 49 statements presented to me […]

January 20, 2019

David Reich drops the mic

Filed under: David Reich,Historical Population Genetics — Razib Khan @ 12:04 pm
Didn’t mean to post so much about that crappy piece in The New York Tines Magazine. But there’s so much tendentious crap in it. That being said, I am probably not going to post much more on this, because David Reich’s response is up: Letter in response to Jan. 17 article in The New York Times […]

January 19, 2019

On “big science”, ancient DNA, and David Reich

Filed under: David Reich,Human Population Genetics — Razib Khan @ 5:52 pm
A lot has happened in the last few days in backchannel conversations and social media in relation to the piece in The New York Times Magazine which put the spotlight on ancient DNA, and David Reich, for the general audience. Unlike Carl Zimmer’s ancient DNA column in the science section of the paper, the people […]

January 17, 2019

The ancient DNA oligopoly and the stories people tell about David Reich

Filed under: David Reich,Historical Population Genetics — Razib Khan @ 1:16 pm
There is a very long piece in The New York Times Magazine, Is Ancient DNA Research Revealing New Truths — or Falling Into Old Traps?. It’s the talk of DNA-Twitter for obvious reasons. The very fact that you have a long piece in The New York Times Magazine on this topic means that David Reich is […]

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