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Feb 15, 2014 09:54 AM ET // AFP
Neoracism, or discrimination on the basis of genetics, is endemic in scientific research, bringing to mind slavery and Nazis, some experts say.
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.
Jan 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Long before there were farmers in Europe there were dark-skinned, blue-eyed hunter-gatherers who had surprisingly modern immunities to diseases.
Dec 31, 2013 04:56 AM ET
2013 was a big year in the world of gene research. We're learning incredible things about why we are the way we are. Guest host Cristen Conger, from Stuff Mom Never Told You, runs down her list of the most interesting genes discovered this year!
Oct 25, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Face shape is largely determined by genetics, yet no two faces are entirely alike.
Jul 23, 2013 06:23 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There's a new member of Britain's royal family, ending months of predictions about the baby, much of it based on myths. Continue reading →
Apr 26, 2013 03:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A widely reported survey found that 4 percent of women consider themselves beautiful, but what does that really mean? Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2013 09:53 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A miniscule bit of DNA from an African American man now living in South Carolina has been traced back 338,000 years. ->
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