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Genetic Testing: Cheaper, Easier
As the cost of genome sequencing drops, questions about its role in society are becoming more pressing
Smoking Addict? Blame Your Ancestors
A study of social smokers and addicts reveals a likely genetic culprit
Happy Birthday Charles Darwin
One of the world's most influential scientists would have turned 199 this week, and his work remains as volatile as ever
Is Human Evolution Accelerating?
Evolution isn’t finished with us. Scientists using data from the HapMap Project, a large scale effort to identify variations in … Continued
Cloned Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner
Irina Polejaeva has the secret to the perfect steak, but is America ready for her recipe?
Is There Any Scientific Evidence to Explain Why the Dumb Guys Always Seem to Impress the Ladies?
An evolutionary biologist's work with bats may provide a clue
Massive Project Will Reveal How Humans Continue to Evolve
A global hunt for genetic variations reveals secrets to disease and survival
13 Ways to Discover Your Fate
The genetic tests our writer took to determine what kinds of illnesses he might have
DNA and a New Kind of Racial Profiling
Police sketches from eyewitness accounts are notoriously unreliable. The question is, Will "DNA sketches" be any better?
Animals That Look Alike But Aren’t
There may be a lot more biological diversity on Earth than meets the eye.