A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Chinese Woman Gives Birth to Twins with Different Fathers
One child is her husband's, the other is her lover's.
we did this to ourselves
Ancestry genetic tests are making it extremely easy for cops to track all white people
According to a new study, it’s not all that difficult to find someone in the U.S. — even if they've never taken a genetic test.
Spotify Is Using DNA Tests to Curate Playlists, Which Is Pretty Creepy
The streaming service is partnering up with Ancestry to create custom playlists based on your lineage.
The Golden State Killer Case Shows a 'Path' to Finally Catch the Zodiac
A prominent Zodiac sleuth told us about new evidence he said he's seen exclusively and how he thinks cops should move ahead from here.
I Tested My DNA and Learned About Self-Delusion
Does a test that tells me I’m 50 percent East Asian and Native American change anything about my identity?
Desus & Mero
Cheddar Man Gets a Scientifically Accurate Makeover
Britain's oldest known man is about to steal your girl.
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BTS Had an Extremely Good Night at the AMAs
The K-pop sensations made their US TV debut, performing "DNA."
let the dogs out
Dogs Who Live With Smokers Are More Likely to Die Younger
Dogs from smokers' homes showed signs of DNA damage.
The Ravens Are Giving Away Free DNA Test Kits to Fans This Weekend
What could go wrong?!
A DNA Portrait Artist Imagined New Identities for Chelsea Manning
What does it mean to remake one's appearance after years in the digital wilderness? Few are better placed to answer than Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, whose collaboration with DNA portraitist Heather Dewey-Hagborg mines the politics of the personal.
Toronto Cops Accused of Botching Investigation of Repeated Sex Offender
They had DNA evidence on him but failed to act. It was only when another police force arrested him for a separate sex assault that he was caught.
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