“We were born a week apart, in the same hospital, to different mothers.”
Billionaires Like Elon Musk Want to Save Civilization By Having Tons of Genetically Superior Kids.
“Inside the movement to take ‘control of human evolution.'”
Lauren Markham examines the potential for tree DNA, and the work of experts like tree geneticist Richard Cronn, to help curb the illegal timber trade and poaching of valuable wood like big-leaf maple and black walnut. Could he help Huff’s team determine whether there was a genetic link between the felled trees in the Olympic […]
4 Dead Infants, a Convicted Mother, and a Genetic Mystery
“Kathleen Folbigg was found guilty of killing her babies. One scientist suspected the real culprit was mutant DNA—and went on a tireless quest to prove it.”
Did a Legendary Trout Really Ride the Rails from California to Missouri?
“Scientists use DNA to solve genetic puzzles in waters around the world. But in Crane Creek, the mystery got deeper.”
How Your Family Tree Could Catch a Killer
“Genetic genealogists like CeCe Moore are cracking cold cases and transforming policing. As DNA analysis redefines ancestry and anonymity, what knowledge should we be permitted to unlock?”
Bringing Species Back … From the Brink
“You could actually restore a species to be even more diverse and healthier than it was before, Church says. “You can include diversity from multiple points in the globe and multiple points in time.””
‘This Is How You Get Your Power Back’
“Brady’s team, though, had been haunted by a serial rapist they could not identify, much less arrest. His DNA had been found in a half-dozen old cases in which evidence remained at the hospital.” The final installment in a three-part “Cold Justice” series.
The Mysterious Case of a Nameless Hiker
A friendly and charming hiker was known on the trail as “Mostly Harmless.” After his body was discovered in a tent in Florida, no one could figure out who he was.
‘It’s the Most Outrageous Thing I’ve Ever Seen. It Makes No Sense.’
“DNA evidence proved Lydell Grant’s innocence. So why won’t the state’s highest criminal court exonerate him?”