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Go ahead, marry your cousin—it’s not that bad for your future kids
Just don't turn it into a family tradition.
Dogs spread across the Americas alongside humans. Then they got eaten.
Little genetic legacy remains from these pups.
Yes, you are probably descended from royalty. So is everyone else.
Excerpt: A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived
Ancestry.com Reconstructs Genomes Of 19th-Century Couples Using Customers’ DNA
When you have 26 children, your DNA will probably still be walking around 200 years later
Genetics In The Caribbean Show Marks Of Atlantic Slave Trade
A new study examines how indigenous South Americans, Africans and Europeans all left a little bit of themselves in the Caribbean basin.
How A Gene For Fair Skin Spread Across India
A study of skin color in the Indian subcontinent shows the complex movements of populations there.
Scientists Reconstruct Scampering Common Ancestor Of All Us Placental Mammals
A detailed tree of life maps out the evolution of placental mammals--a group that includes whales, bats, and humans--and traces the myriad forms of life to their shared parent.
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