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DNA Calculator: Another reason to IGNORE Small Segments

Felix Chandrakumar has come out with another gadget to amuse the DNA aficionados over the holiday season called the DNA Calculator.    According to Felix, “DNA Calculator will accurately tell you how much percentage of DNA is shared between two people. 427 more words

Genetic Genealogy

New DNA Toys: Archaic Human Percentages

Just in time for the holidays, Felix Chandrakumar has given us some new freebie genetic genealogy tools to play with.

One of my very few disappointments in testing through FTDNA is the lack of archaic DNA percentages given to participants.  165 more words

Genetic Genealogy

Something Odd I Learned About DNA

Researching the book, I learned something new about DNA modification. Even the simplest bacteria can do it. All this time, we thought it was hard. 241 more words

Creative Writing

Affidavit Depicts Accused Christina Morris Kidnapper As "Sexually Frustrated"

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PLANO (CBS 11 NEWS) – Recently released arrest documents for Enrique Arochi depict the accused kidnapper as a sexually frustrated young man, with a propensity for lying to police. 544 more words


Hidden viral DNA prompts immune system into action

If our DNA is the essence, the blueprint, of what we are as human beings, then it may be time for a bit of a rethink. 569 more words


Because It is in My DNA


It is a hunger that has seeped
into the marrow of my bones.
Like heroin: transcendent,
yet completely crippling.

My bloodstream is flooded by this… 99 more words


America is much more interracial than it thinks

Some argue that America’s less a melting pot than a salad bowl—a bunch of people of different races and ethnicities that might live side by side, but don’t mix. 634 more words