The VICE Morning Bulletin
Trump claims he was holding back during the debate, former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93, Elon Musk announces his a plan to colonize Mars, and more.
Canada’s Stem Cell Registry Is Super White, and Changing That Would Save Lives
Multi-racial blood disease patients face especially terrifying odds when searching for stem cell donors with matching genes.
The Exciting and Terrifying Future of DNA Editing
Siddhartha Mukherjee's new book, 'The Gene,' delivers a sweeping history of genetics—from the cockamamie ideas that preceded the birth of the field to a striking picture of what the future holds.
How Gene Testing Forced Me to Reveal My Private Health Information
Uncovering the truth hiding in your DNA can lead to some major privacy conundrums.
Documenting Gingers of Colour
There's never been a better time to be ginger.
Are We Destined to Become Our Mothers? A Scientific Investigation
If our brain is a computer, then our interactions with our parents are the default setting. And when things go faulty or get stressful in our adult lives, our neurons head for a familiar path, one usually set in early development. In other words...
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
Where Did My OCD Come From?
There's always been a big part of me that wanted to believe OCD is genetic, that my mom's DNA, rather than her behavior, gave me OCD. But I've realized that pointing the finger isn't that important when you want to get well.
Can Putting Your Personal Genome on the Internet Lead to Lasting Friendships?
Last week at a dinner party in Melbourne, I met two former strangers brought together by a website and a genetic similarity found in their saliva.
Scientists May Have Found the Greatest Evidence of a 'Gay Gene' Yet
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
The Woman Who Thinks Reducing the Male Population by 90 Percent Will Solve Everything
It's not all bad, the remaining 10 percent will be used for breeding.
Scientists Are Working Out Whether You Can Have a Baby with Yourself
Single Parent Reproduction is exactly what it sounds like—a very complicated scientific process that involves taking one person’s stem cells, making one of them male and the other female, before splicing them together to make a child.
The VICE Podcast - How Genes Effect Athletic Performance
Reihan Salam sits down with David Epstein, senior writer at <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, to chat about the ways that human biological diversity impacts athletic ability, and how this understanding could affect the future of elite sports.