DNA

dogs
dogs

A Contagious Form of Dog Cancer May Be Linked to Early American Canines

The cancer is known as Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor, or CTVT.
Máire Ní Leathlobhair
7.12.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

This Is Why Running Doesn’t Always Get Rid of Stomach Fat

Even seasoned marathoners can still have the dreaded runner's paunch.
Markham Heid
6.6.18
heredity
heredity

Carl Zimmer Wants Us To Be Generous About Our Definition of Heredity

But don't shell out any money on epigenetic yoga just yet.
Shayla Love
5.29.18
ancient DNA
ancient DNA

DNA From Ancient Skeletons Is Changing What We Know About Our Ancestors

"We should be humble, and not think that our gut impressions of the world around us are reliable."
Shayla Love
3.27.18
octopus
octopus

Octopuses’ Crazy DNA Can Tell Us Some Valuable Stuff About Biology Overall

"They’re ‘the road not traveled’ to intelligence."
Shayla Love
3.16.18
forensic science
forensic science

Bite-Mark Matching Falsely Imprisoned These Men For Rape and Murder

The claim that a suspect's teeth can be matched to a mark on a body is junk forensic science, but it still put innocent people in jail.
Shayla Love
2.27.18
after death
after death

If Your Cells Continue to Function, What Does it Mean to Die?

"Am I my liver, my stomach, my kidney? All these things still work when I am dead."
Shayla Love
2.21.18
To The Bone
To The Bone

Ancient Skeletons Might Explain One of Humanity's Worst Epidemics

After stumbling on a mass burial site, "paleopathologists" use ancient DNA to tackle a 400-year-old mystery.
Shayla Love
1.15.18
longevity
longevity

A Genetic Test Told Me My Body is 34 Years Old

I'm actually 27.
Shayla Love
12.18.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Researchers Tested a Bone from 'Santa' and It’s From the Correct Time Period

It’s the first time a bone thought to be from Saint Nicholas has been tested using carbon dating.
Jesse Hicks
12.6.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Scientists Tried to Edit Genes Inside Someone’s Body for the First Time

Doctors hope the treatment will change this man's DNA and cure his metabolic disease.
Jesse Hicks
11.15.17
evolution
evolution

Neanderthal DNA Could Be Messing With Your Health

Most of us are at least 1 to 4 percent Neanderthal.
Markham Heid
11.7.17