Tag: science

How to read DNA

Diseases like cancer are caused by genetic mutations in the DNA of our cells. Advances both in genetic testing and precision medicine mean that, when...

2018 Breakthrough of the Year

Every year, reporters and editors at Science choose nine runners up and one breakthrough of the year– they look for the most significant scientific discoveries,...

Why Does the Government Want Your DNA?

Recently President Obama announced a new program to create a pool of DNA samples from one million volunteers. This would be just one of many...

Beyond Genealogy | National Geographic

Who are you? Everyone thinks they know who they are – Scots Irish, African Or maybe Native American. The genealogy can only get you back...

Are We All Related?

This is you. And these are your ancestors, a huge pyramid stretching into the past and balancing right on your head. How many ancestors do...