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“Genetic Testing”

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 →
Jul 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jillian Rose Rose Lim, LiveScience
People unsuspectingly choose friends who share parts of the same DNA, a new genetic analysis finds.
Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jun 2, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The single mutation was found in a long gene sequence and is present in about one-third of Northern Europeans.
Apr 29, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
For centuries, scientists have sought a biological method for tracing a person's geographic origin. Now, a group of researchers has developed a test.
Feb 20, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Bottle gourds' wild ancestors may have crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the currents that run from western Africa to the Caribbean and South America thousands of years before Europeans made similar voyages. 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 →
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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