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The genes behind your fingerprints just got weirder
The whorls, arches, and loops on your fingertips can say a lot about your early development.
Airborne animal DNA could help biologists track endangered species
Zoo animals shed a surprising amount of DNA into the air around them—and scientists are developing a way detect it.
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.
Science-themed decor to beautify any nerdy home
Geeky art can look super cool.
How do you track a salmonella outbreak? A data journalist followed the DNA trail to slaughterhouses.
Even CDC experts agreed that this new method using genomics works.
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.
How divers found 4 new coral species, hidden in plain sight
There may be much more coral diversity out there than previously thought.
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.