the selection of desired heritable characteristics in order to improve future generations, typically in reference to humans. The term eugenics was ... [8 related articles]
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Eugenics is the "applied science or the bio-social movement which advocates the use of practices aimed at improving the genetic composition of a population", usually referring to the manipulation of human populations. The origins of the concept of eugenics began with certain interpretations of Mend...
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The study of improving a species by artificial selection; usually refers to the selective breeding of humans.
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eugenics (yOOjen'iks) , study of human genetics and of methods to improve the inherited characteristics, physical and mental, of the human race. Efforts to improve the human race through bettering housing facilities and other environmental conditions are known as euthenics.Sir Francis Galton, wh...
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Eugenics is the science of selective breeding to control physical and mental characteristics. It was proposed in 1904 by Francis Galton as a new division of social science that would embrace the study of 'all the influences that improve the inborn qualities of the human race, and tend to develop the...
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Study of ways in which the physical and mental characteristics of the human race may be improved. The eugenic principle was abused by the Nazi Party in Germany during the 1930s and early 1940s to justify the attempted extermination of entire social and ethnic groups and the establishment of selectiv...
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improving the human gene pool by discouraging procreation by persons with undesirable traits.
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1) Bioscience 2) Life science
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