Black Power Naps
A Place to Nap While Black
Artists niv Acosta and Fannie Sosa share how racial justice and rest intersect in their project Black Power Naps.
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.
23andMe Sold Access to Your DNA Library to Big Pharma, But You Can Opt Out
23andMe customers can opt out of the program, but that misses the point.
A Sketchy DNA Testing Service Said Dogs Had First Nations Ancestry
Are Canadians using this DNA laboratory to claim First Nations tax exemptions?
Evolution Might Be Part of the Reason You Suck at Singing
Human skill with the voice evolved after our ancestors split from other apes.
Joseph F. Johnson
Sonja A. Kotz
Public DNA Database Cracked the Golden State Killer Case, Police Say
Authorities were led to Joseph James DeAngelo by cross-checking his genetic data on GEDmatch, a free and open-source DNA database.
Neanderthal DNA Could Be Messing With Your Health
Most of us are at least 1 to 4 percent Neanderthal.
Are Weed Strains Really That Different or Mostly Bullshit?
Cannabis strains labelled "sativa" and "indica" promise different physical effects but scientifically speaking, even the “best” weed strains are probably bullshit—names like "Purple Kush" don't mean anything.
Was Bruce Lee of English Descent?
Chasing down the Dragon’s European ancestry.
Here’s a Global Heatmap of People with Your Last Name
What’s in a name? A hell of a lot of data, it turns out.
23andMe Raises $115 Million as It Ramps Up Genetic Testing Internationally
The startup that hit a roadblock with the FDA two years ago is now the leading personal genetics company.