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Scientists can now tell if you had a ‘vanishing’ twin in the womb
New research hints at why some twins are identical.
Go ahead, marry your cousin—it’s not that bad for your future kids
Just don't turn it into a family tradition.
The best dog DNA test to analyze your pup’s genetics
Curious about what’s behind all of your furry friend’s unique (and adorable) behaviors? Explore their genetics with the best dog DNA tests.
How divers found 4 new coral species, hidden in plain sight
There may be much more coral diversity out there than previously thought.
Science-themed decor to beautify any nerdy home
Geeky art can look super cool.
Scientists are tracking down deep sea creatures with free-floating DNA
Bits of genetic code in seawater can help scientists study fish that we rarely see.
The government’s plan to collect migrant DNA could send us down a slippery slope for surveillance
This is the first time the U.S. will mass test people who've never been accused of a crime.
Gender and class inequalities haven’t really changed for 4,000 years
DNA from tooth enamel helped scientists trace where humans grew up and how they spent the rest of their lives.
Collecting more diverse DNA samples could exploit the very people scientists want to help
To be equitable, genetic research needs to involve minority communities. But trust is still a major hurdle.
DNA databases may deter criminals, but at what cost?
Some communities face surveillance anxiety, even when they’re on the right side of the law.