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DC Smithsonian apologizes over 255 brains gathered by 1900s eugenicist

The Smithsonian museum has apologized for ‘unethical’ historic collections including brains harvested by a white supremacist former curator in the 1900s – as furious families demand the return of their relatives’ remains.  Ales Hrdlicka, the institution’s first curator of human anthropology, led the museum’s drive to collect 255 brains in the early 1900s as he […]