DNA and Genes
REFERENCE Discover how to protect your DNA data and clue up on how genetic testing companies might use your information.
Researchers have revealed a previously unconfirmed third group of ancestors for modern-day Japanese populations, after analyzing ancient bones found in Japan.
Ancient DNA from a woman who lived 7,200 years ago reveal she belongs to a vanished human lineage.
Despite sharing almost 100% of their DNA, identical twins have different fingerprints, thanks to unique environmental factors.
It's not totally clear what these massive strings of DNA do, but they may help supercharge the organisms' ability to break down chemicals in the soil.
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