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Scientist Claims Bigfoot DNA Shows It's a 'Human Hybrid'

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November 27, 2012
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The study, which hasn't been published, reportedly finds humans and bigfoot share mitochondrial DNA.


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Artist Stirs Privacy Debate With Portraits From DNA

Artist Stirs Privacy Debate With Portraits From DNA

Reuters (July 1, 2013) — DNA extracted from cigarette butts and bubble gum found on the streets of Brooklyn is being used by artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg to create realistic portraits of anonymous New Yorkers. The artist says her project is designed to spark debate about the use - or potential misuse - of DNA profiling in society.
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Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

AP (Feb. 26, 2014) — New research found testing bits of fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood is more accurate than current methods of screening for Down Syndrome and other common disorders. The DNA tests may reduce false positives and unneeded invasive tests. (Feb. 26) Video provided by AP
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Okinawan Plant Holds Promise of Elixir of Youth

Okinawan Plant Holds Promise of Elixir of Youth

AFP (Dec. 20, 2013) — A scientist from the Japanese island of Okinawa claims he knows the secret behind the historic longevity of his people: a traditional plant extract known locally as 'getto'.
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Scientists: All Red Heads Related to Each Other, Carrot Top

Scientists: All Red Heads Related to Each Other, Carrot Top

Buzz60 (Apr. 23, 2013) — A company called ScotlandsDNA claims that all people with the red hair gene can be traced back to the first person with that feature, meaning all people with red hair are at least loosely related. In an attempt to lessen the stigma and bullying associated with being a copper-top, they've created a home DNA test so people can check if they carry the recessive gene. The hope is that someone who finds out they could have a red-head child would be less likely to rip on people who do have Ronald McDonald colored hair. Patrick Jones has the story.
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