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Aborigines most ancient civilization on Earth, DNA study confirms

Aboriginal and Papuan ancestors then split from the single migrating group more than 58,000 years ago, reaching the supercontinent of Sahul (modern day Australia, Tasmania and Papua New Guinea) around 50,000 years ago. 86 more words

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Maybe That's Why I Like Falafels

I have had an interesting development for looking at my family tree that gives a new slant on my ancestry. Before I elaborate, I will just say that I’m a common or garden person with a common or garden family tree; containing a few modestly ambitious people and a couple of jailbirds. 842 more words

A Little Bit Of History

Breakthrough Gene Technology Attracts Investors Amid Patent Dispute

Deals continue to be signed for gene-editing tool called Crispr-Cas9

Last month, Bayer AG opened the doors on a $335 million joint venture with Crispr Therapeutics to develop therapies using a new gene-editing tool. 1,125 more words

Racist pseudo-science strikes again

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” A century ago, pseudo-“scientists” were having a grave robbing frenzy as they stole the bodies of countless of Australian Aborigines to “study”. 653 more words

VICTIMS FINGERPRINTS, DNA FOUND ON LOADED GUN AT SCENE IN CHARLOTTE: NO RIOTS IN OKLAHOMA

Reuters: “CNN quoted a source close to the investigation as saying that a loaded gun had been recovered at the scene of the crime and that fingerprints, DNA and blood on it matched Scott’s. 46 more words

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Man wins legal fight after court order to pay support for another man’s child

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Joe Vandusen had to fight the state of Iowa for eight months to avoid paying court-ordered child support for a child that was not his… 347 more words

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