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Jul 31, 2015 01:11 PM ET
For years, theories have abounded about how the first people in the New World got there, but now we seem to have a definitive answer, thanks to the miracle of DNA analysis.
Jul 9, 2015 01:54 PM ET
Human hair comes in a variety of colors; including brown, blonde and black. Why doesn’t it occur as blue or green?
Jun 22, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The finding of a cross-breed suggests that interbreeding with Neanderthals was more common than previously thought.
Jun 18, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The finding is sure to reignite a long and bitter battle over the ultimate fate of the skeleton.
Jun 10, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Early Europeans and Asians looked much like they do today 5,000 years ago, except they couldn't do one thing well: drink milk.
Jun 8, 2015 08:24 AM ET
Every Monday, we answer some of YOUR questions! This week, let’s tackle hair. Why do we all have different hair?
Apr 14, 2015 01:10 PM ET
Trace brushes us up on the ABCs of DNA and then recounts the findings of new research that could rewrite what we thought we knew about inherited traits.
Apr 2, 2015 10:35 AM ET // AFP
New test returns fewer false positives than standard testing.
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