Marrying A First Cousin Not That Harmful To Family Tree, Study SaysThe research found that first cousins share about 12.5 percent of the same DNA. Second cousins share just over six percent of their DNA while third cousins share about three percent.
Family: DNA Identifies Body Of Missing San Francisco Uber DriverThe family of a San Francisco Uber driver who disappeared last May confirmed Wednesday that remains found in an East Bay warehouse were those of Piseth Chhay.
Emerging Technologies Making Sex-Less Reproduction A Growing TrendA revolutionary way for human beings to reproduce appears inevitable, and the future may be closer than any of us can imagine.
After 60 Years Of Friendship, They Learned They're Biological BrothersSeventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years.
No Abominable Snowman? DNA Study Says Yetis Are Just BearsA new study of the mysterious creature, also known as a Yeti, has found that its DNA is closely tied to common bears found in Asia.
Scientists In Oakland Try 1st Gene Editing In The BodyScientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to cure a disease.
Yosemite Park Remains Identified As Missing U.S. Navy SailorRemains found near the banks of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park have been identified as those of a U.S. Navy sailor who went missing during a visit to the park in May.
Stanford Professor: Many Questions Remain After Gene-Editing BreakthroughDon't look for gene-editing of embryos for human pregnancy anytime soon.
Show Finds Bernie Sanders, Larry David Share Some 'Identical DNA'Henry Louis Gates Jr., the host of "Finding Your Roots" on PBS, says the show "couldn't have scripted" the discovery that actor, comedian Larry David and Senator Bernie Sanders are related.
Oregon Researchers Edit Human Embryo DNAFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
'Do It Youself' Genetic Tests Create Challenge For DoctorsElena Flowers and her two daughters are in the middle of a science project.
Teloyears Test May Reveal How Well You're AgingThe simple genetic test measures the length of our telomeres, which are a unique DNA sequence that forms caps at the ends of chromosomes.