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DNA Study Reveals Third Group of Ancient Ancestors of Modern Europeans
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, news, interesting, humans, ancient, environment, discovery, DNA, ancestors, europeans, hunter-gatherers, migrants, Eurasia )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - theguardian.com
Mixture of hunter-gatherers and farmers was augmented by third wave of migrants, perhaps 5,000 years ago, from north Eurasia
DNA Evidence Overturns 30-Year Convictions in US Case
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, DNA, Death Row, Innocence )

Ray
- 16 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one of them on death row, have been released after DNA evidence proved their innocence.
Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic--And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back
Science & Tech  (tags: passenger pigeon, martha, deextinction, DNA, animals, species, Iconic, scientists, science, biologists, environment, humans, research, study, technology )

Lone
- 19 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, last of her kind, finds biologists dreaming of preventing or reversing extinctions.
Mistaken Identity: 'Sea Anemone' Is Actually New Type of Animal
Science & Tech  (tags: American Museum of Natural History, animals, discovery, DNA, interesting, news, research, science )

Kayleen
- 122 days ago - foxnews.com
The new creature, with tentacles more than 6 feet long, isn't an anemone as previously thought but rather the first known organism in a new order of animals, according to researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Semi-Synthetic Organism: Scientists Create First Living Organism That Transmits Added Letters in DNA "Alphabet"
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Life, Artificial Life, Semi Synthetic, DNA, New Life Forms, Bacterium, GMO )

Brian
- 135 days ago - sciencedaily.com
"Scientists have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA "letters," or bases, not found in nature; the bacterium's cells can replicate the unnatural DNA bases more or less normally..."
Breakthrough DNA Study Could Slow Big Cat Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

Cher
- 138 days ago - nhm.ac.uk
New research comparing genes from living lions with ancient lion remains could help scientists boost dwindling populations.
Epigenetics 101: A Beginner's Guide to Explaining Everything
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, DNA, biology )

Freya
- 145 days ago - theguardian.com
The word 'epigenetics' is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?
An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

Giana
- 171 days ago - theverge.com
The embryonic stem cells responsible for producing every other type of cell in the human body gained their power from an ancient virus that copied itself into our DNA millions of years ago, according to new research.
Kennedy Cousin's Libel Suit Goes Forward Over Nancy Grace's False Claim About DNA Discovery (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Nancy Grace, law, DNA, society, ethics, dishonesty, rights, news, violence, murder, crime )

Carrie
- 192 days ago - rawstory.com
A federal judge in Hartford, Connecticut has ruled that Michael Skakel's libel suit could go forward against the television personality Nancy Grace, her producers, and guest Beth Karas over comments made on her TV show falsely suggesting that DNA...
You Share 98.7 Percent of Your DNA With This Sex-Obsessed Ape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, DNA, evolutionary biology, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology )

Kit
- 200 days ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this month, just before the famed creationism debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I published an article drawing attention to a stunning piece of evidence in favor of the theory of evolution--one that terrifies creationists.
'Three-Parent Babies' Could Be Born in Britain Next Year
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, IVF technique, DNA, three parent babies, human eggs )

Beatrice
- 203 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The first three-parent babies could be born by 2015 after the government set out new draft regulations which will allow donor DNA from a 'second mother' to be implanted into a defective egg.
Interactive Map Reveals How Fallen European Empires Have Left Their Lasting Stamp on the World's Gene-Pools
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, discovery, research, science, scientists, genetics )

Carol
- 217 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
DNA footprints left in the wake of ancient warriors can unravel long-held secrets about a country's past.
Prehistoric Boy May Be Native American 'Missing Link'
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, study, Native Americans, DNA, prehistoric boy, missing link )

Giana
- 218 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A prehistoric boy's DNA now suggests that ancient toolmakers long thought of as the first Americans may serve as a kind of "missing link" between Native Americans and the rest of the world, researchers say.
Exonerations On The Rise, And Not Just Because Of DNA (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, exoneration, society, good news, DNA, police, law, rights, freedoms, ethics, news, crime )

Carrie
- 226 days ago - npr.org
At least 87 people were set free for crimes they did not commit last year, the highest number since researchers began keeping track more than 20 years ago. Some of those people spent decades in prison before release.
This Picture Has Creationists Terrified
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, DNA, discovery, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, study )

Kit
- 227 days ago - motherjones.com
And no wonder: It's the most powerful evidence for evolution that you can imagine.
 

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