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The field of biological research has grown enormously in the past few decades, as more powerful methods and ideas have enabled scientists to discover more about the nature of human nature. However, biology as a science has had to separate itself from the travesties that have been committed in its name, from the eugenics and sterilization debacle around the beginning of the twentieth century to scientific frauds in intelligence testing in the early to middle 1900s
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Publication information: Book title: Human Behavior in the Social Environment: An Ecological View. Contributors: Carel B. Germain - Author, Martin Bloom - Author. Publisher: Columbia University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 180.
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