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“Genetic Testing”

Nov 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Just one creature can live in space, and now scientists have found the tardigrade has the highest amount of foreign DNA in its genome.
Oct 27, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chickens selectively bred to be bigger over a 50-year period show that evolution can happen dramatically during our lifetimes.
Mar 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The argument over the existence of Yeti is heating up, but it has more to do with bears than the legendary Abominable Snowman.
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Jan 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A canine cancer originated in a prehistoric inbred dog, which led to the spread of the disease all around the globe. Continue reading →
Jan 31, 2013 02:04 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The ubiquitous city dwellers descended from Middle Eastern racing pigeons, new DNA studies show. ->