DNA

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
5.8.18
Desus & Mero

Cheddar Man Gets a Scientifically Accurate Makeover

Britain's oldest known man is about to steal your girl.
Sarah Bellman
2.8.18
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
8.15.17
painting

Hand-Knit Paintings Weave DNA into Algorithms

Channing Hansen uses algorithms to guide him as he knits his pieces, which, in their final form, he likens to being in a quantum-like state of uncertainty
Kevin Holmes
5.30.17
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
5.23.17
Health

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
1.27.17
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
9.22.16
Fashion

A Fashion Student Is Designing Clothes with Alexander McQueen’s Cloned Skin

Fashion design student Tina Gorjanc designed a collection of leather goods based on McQueen’s DNA.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.20.16
Health

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
5.31.16
Health

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
5.27.16
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
5.10.16
Art

An Artist Is Turning Spit into Crystals

Get a mouthful of Inés Cámara Leret's unusual BioArt.
Anna Marks
4.25.16