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10 Fun Facts about DNA

Thanks to the popularity of ancestry and other types of at-home kits, like paternity tests, DNA is suddenly a familiar part of our everyday conversations. Often called the “building block of life,” all living creatures—including plants—contain deoxyribonucleic acid, more popularly referred to as DNA. The Human Genome Project estimated that people have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. Although DNA…

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Genetic Engineering Made Simple

Genetic engineering is simply a process where chosen genes are taken from one organism and are placed into another to cause a genetic change. The principle behind this process is that it allows scientists to improve pharmaceuticals, crops and medicines. The Myth About and Real-Life Applications for Genetic Engineering in Humans The subject of genetic…

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An Ancestry Mystery: The Beaker Folk

  The amount of knowledge we have amassed about the history and movement of man really is incredible, and we only have this knowledge because of the painstaking ancestry research done over recent generations by dedicated academics, archaeologists, geneticists, and historians. There are a number of ancestry tests now available that can tell us so…