farrah abraham

You Can Now Own Farrah Abraham’s DNA For Just $99

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You can now carry a piece of Farrah Abraham with you wherever you go. What magical times we live in.

DINOSAURS

Dinosaur Blood Cells Have Been Recovered From Fossils

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75 million year old bone samples have been scanned by researchers and the results are exciting.

littering

A New Ad Campaign Uses The DNA Of Litterbugs To Publicly Shame Them

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In Hong Kong, digital mugshots of litterbugs are plastered all over the city.

biology

A New Company Claims It Can Recreate Your Face Just From A DNA Sample

Not at the moment, but at least one company is claiming to have that ability.

science

DNA Is Tougher Than You And There’s Science To Prove It

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Scientists are surprised at what they discovered while screwing around.

#gifs

Another Benefit Of Genetic Testing: Watching This White Supremacist Learn He’s Biracial

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In a scene right out of a Clayton Bigsby sketch on 'Chappelle's Show', another proudly-racist jackhole has learned he's not completely white.

SIMON HO

Discovery Of DNA Half-Life Destroys Our Dream Of Cloned Dinosaurs In A Jurassic Park

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Our hopes of a real-life Jurassic Park have been dashed after palaeogeneticists discover the half-life of DNA, but there's a silver lining.

parasites

Lice DNA Reveals When We Stopped Being Nekkid

It's long been debated exactly when early man started covering up his shame with clothes, a move which allowed him to start migrating to much colder climates like.

science

Neanderthals And Early Humans Did It With Another Species

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It's long been debated how much contact, intermingling and just plain cave-sex early humans and Neanderthals had with each other.

police

McDonald’s Uses ‘Artificial DNA’ Security, Hamburglar Still At Large

If you ever had aspirations of robbing a McDonald's in Europe and are squeemish about bioengineering, you might want to think again, as they've started equipping them with a new security system that douses would-be robbers with a dose of "artificial DNA.

TENSEGRITY

Self-Assembling DNA Devices are Pretty Rad

How do we show how cool this is.

Technology

Four Ways Science Will Kick Death’s Ass

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Science has given us many wonderful things: Jet aircraft, fast food, atomic power, robotic limbs, and internet pornography.

SUPERPOWERS

DNA Robots Bring Healing Factor That Much Closer to Reality

OK, so the image of the evil Terminator spiders is just a little misleading, but the robots in this article don't look quite as cool.

science

Finally, A Reason To Get DNA All Over Your Computer

Pictured: two views of an amazing breakthrough.

science

DNA Home Test Kits Coming Soon

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For the low price of only $99 to $279, you can find dozens of excuses to blame your parents for more bad things in your life, as DNA testing kits will be going on sale at Walgreens this month.

WISTAR INSTITUTE

SUPPRESS THIS GENE TO REGROW BODY PARTS

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A report published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences follows up on the discovery of a gene that regulates regeneration in mammals.

UK

MUTATIONS OF THE NON-SUPERHERO KIND

Scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have just mapped, for the first time, the genetic   mutations leading to two common forms of cancer: lung cancer (which kills about a million people worldwide each year), and malignant melanoma (which comprises only 3% of skin cancer cases but causes 75% of the skin cancer fatalities).


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