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Food can influence our DNA

What’s already known for many years in Vedic science, the practice of yoga and Ayurveda is also scientifically proven: we can heal our body and mind with food. 453 more words

Yoga Lifestyle

Gizmodo Article, How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

This week Gizmodo published an article about Genetics: “How DNA Testing Botched My Family’s Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too.”  The author’s grandfather was an orphan, whose mother was later identified to him as a Syrian woman.  213 more words


Gates Foundation Funds Research For New Synthetic Malaria Vaccine

(Source: www.forbes.com)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia to create a synthetic DNA-based vaccine for malaria. 336 more words

Money Matters

Choosing a DNA test (2)

So if you are reading blog number 2 you are either contemplating joining the DNA revolution or you are at least half way there and have already taken your test. 637 more words

Using mtDNA for Genealogy: A Case Study - Conclusion

This is the final post of this series. Here’s what we’ve covered so far:

  • Part 1 – Introduction:  I introduced my 5th great grandmother, Charlotte Richardson and the two competing theories as to who her parents were.
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Have you sent in your DNA? Where are your family origins?

Hannah Stanley fills in for Patti Vasquez and is joined by Roger Badesch and producer Curtis Koch to talk about DNA. Have you sent in your DNA? 31 more words

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