Second Richest Man In The World Donates $74M To End Ethnic Bias In DNA Research

November 14, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Kimberly Gedeon Carlos Slim Helú, the second-richest man in the world, has a bone to pick with biomedical research: Why are they only testing European populations? To break the add diversity, Slim is donating $74 million to promote human genome analysis on non-White subjects, Forbes reports. A whopping 96 percent of DNA in biomedical studies, which are analyzed to find the genes that heighten...

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