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Mar 27, 2014 08:58 AM ET
A new experimental technique can take the DNA from a single strand of hair and generate a mugshot. Anthony tells you how this technology works and what it could mean for the future of crime fighting.
Jan 29, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mating with Neanderthals led to major changes in humans, affecting everything from skin color to disease predisposition, traits we still see today.
Dec 4, 2013 04:35 AM ET
The premise of Assassin's Creed is the reliving of other people's memories stored inside DNA. Well, scientists have found that in mice this actually happens! Anthony is joined by special guest Tara Long, from Hard Science, to explain how it works.
Oct 30, 2013 01:55 PM ET
You've heard of junk DNA... well turns out it's not 'junk' after all! As Anthony explains, that DNA is actually what gave you that pretty little face of yours.
Oct 23, 2013 03:00 PM ET // HowStuffWorks.com Contributors
Could the fair child recently found in a Romany family have been one of them by birth?
Aug 29, 2012 02:12 PM ET // The DNews Editors
A DNA sample from an unknown death was finally linked to a living relative.
Nov 17, 2010 08:52 AM ET // Liz Day
The genes behind the extroversion and openness to experience may boost your chances of becoming an entrepreneur.
Sep 26, 2012 06:33 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you're a woman who has been pregnant with a boy, you may have male DNA permanently in your body.
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