There are things we accept as obvious truths that aren't necessarily backed up by data. A primary example: cousin marriage being taboo. In this episode, data journalist MonaChalabi looks at the numbers behind the family trees to reveal thatcousin marriage is much more common and much less "ick" than you might think. Want to hear more from Mona? Check out her podcast Am We Normal? withMonaChalabi, from the TED Audio Collective.
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