true crime

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.
Dave Minsky
Desus & Mero

Cheddar Man Gets a Scientifically Accurate Makeover

Britain's oldest known man is about to steal your girl.
Sarah Bellman
Garage Magazine

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.
Orit Gat
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Freeze-Dried Space Jizz Could Save Us All

A new study found that mouse sperm freeze-dried and sent to space for nine months can still be used to make healthy babies back on Earth.
Drew Schwartz

Was It Wrong for Scientists to Create a Pig-Human Hybrid Embryo?

Scientists at the Salk Institute in California have created a part-human, part-pig embryo. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan told us about the ethical concerns involved in mixing human and animal DNA.
Mike Pearl
The VICE Guide to Right Now

DNA Tests Prove Aboriginal Australians Are the World's Oldest-Living Culture

The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.
Katherine Gillespie

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.
Cassandra Willyard

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.
Jody Allard
The VICE Guide to Right Now

There's More than Just Cow Meat in Your Burgers, Says Disgusting Study

Fresh or frozen, beef or vegetable—it's all contaminated.
Helen Donahue
Countdown to Zero

Watch the Trailer for Tonight's 'VICE' on HBO Special Report on the Fight to End AIDS

From high-tech American labs to South African clinics, the special report goes inside the search for the cure and a preventative vaccine that could lead to the first AIDS-free generation in decades.
VICE Staff

Documenting Gingers of Color

There's never been a better time to be ginger.
Natasha Culzac

'Practically Everybody Is Capable of Murder': An Interview with a Forensic Pathologist

If you die a violent death, chances are you'll soon be on a cold table in front of someone like Eva Schemer.
Philipp Bürkler