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Meteorites older than the solar system contain key ingredients for life
Compounds found in DNA and RNA have been found in space rocks, too.
What we might learn about embryos and evolution from the most complete human genome map yet
Newly sequenced, repetitive DNA plays a poorly understood yet foundational role in biology.
Classic Mexican art stood the test of time with the help of this secret ingredient
A mysterious plant-based oil could help art conservators restore the shine to centuries-old masterpieces.
A DNA tool designed to solve murders is exposing elephant poachers
Analyzing DNA from seized ivory is helping investigators and researchers match poached tusks to specific elephant families—and the poachers who targeted them.
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.
Best dog DNA tests of 2022
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.