genetics

I Tried to Get My DNA Back From 23andMe. Here’s What Happened.

It took a surprising amount of spit to hit the fill line on the 23andMe DNA sample kit — I kept having to swish my…

How Your Political Views Are Shaped By Your Genes

“Through the darkness, We can find a pathway… That will take us halfway… to the stars…”  That’s the opening line to a song written by…

Why At-Home DNA Tests Keep Failing People of Color

Jeanny King, 33, stood in line at her local post office in Surbiton, a small suburb of London, and prepared to send out another plastic…

Ancestry DNA Test Results Are Not Only Widely Misinterpreted, They’re Potentially Damaging

“A Serious Ethnic Mix: Australian Ali Clemesha thought she knew her ethnic background,” says a case-study teaser next to a picture of a grinning blonde…