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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
- 22 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.
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
- 51 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
- 54 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
- 68 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
- 69 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.
This Picture Has Creationists Terrified
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, DNA, discovery, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, study )

Kit
- 78 days ago - motherjones.com
And no wonder: It's the most powerful evidence for evolution that you can imagine.
Toddlers: Why the Bad Seed Theory Is Kind of True
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, toddlers, DNA, disposition, psychology )

Giana
- 90 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Every parent of a toddler hopes his or her kid will "play nice," and it's always a shocker when your angel suddenly turns into a biting, hitting, kicking little beast.
Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them - Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Genetic Modification, GMOs, DNA, Food, Human Health Risks, Safety Concerns, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 103 days ago - collective-evolution.com
In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there IS sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system.
Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity
Science & Tech  (tags: human evolution, Neanderthals, DNA, human ancestors, Denisovans )

Freya
- 116 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.
Novel Genetic Patterns May Make Us Rethink Biology and Individuality
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, Genetics, DNA )

Timothy
- 165 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Interesting read about new study on DNA!
Man Arrested in 22-Year-Old Rape Case
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, crime, rape, new technology, science, investigation, discovery, news )

Carrie
- 217 days ago - kasa.com
In 1991, a Santa Fe woman walking past Franklin Miles Park was forced into a van and brutally raped. She reported the attack to police, but they were unable to identify a suspect. Now, 22 years later, the woman was given a sense of closure in the case.
This Cold Fish Has An Amazing Survival Trick - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, artic, climate, design, DNA, environment, fish, habitat, ice, interesting, medicine, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 228 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
How does antifreeze help the Arctic Cod? - video
Cat DNA Used to Snare Killer
Science & Tech  (tags: crime, DNA, UK, killer, conviction, cat hairs )

Giana
- 250 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
The UK's first cat DNA database has been created and has already been used in court to help convict a killer.
The Quest Is to Clone a Mammoth: The Question Is, Should Scientists Do It?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, technology, scientists, discovery, mammoth, DNA, clone, controversial, Siberia, gene mapping )

Naoko
- 277 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Samples have now been sent to South Korea, where scientists say they are planning to use them to clone mammoth, though the proposal is considered to be hignly controversial.
DNA Confirms Ancient Asian Origin for American Dogs
Science & Tech  (tags: Scientists, Pets Dogs, DNA, Ancient, Asian, American Dogs )

Ray
- 284 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Research has challenged the idea that dogs already present in the Americas when Europeans arrived were swamped by animals brought in by the settlers.
 

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