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Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation some 5,000 years ago, research shows.
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In a new study, researchers have mapped the genome of the only Clovis human skeleton to revive the scientific debate about the colonization of the Americas.
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A year after they revealed a twisted skeleton found under a car park as the mortal remains of King Richard III, scientists in Britain plan to grind samples of his ancient bones and use them to map his genome.
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Researchers including an Indian-origin have developed a potentially general approach to design drugs from genome sequence .
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Researchers have developed a new DNA supercomputer which is promising to deliver radically cheaper genome sequencing.
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The genome sequence of Locusta migratoria is the largest animal genome sequenced so far and has provided the means with which its genes can be targeted by insecticides.
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A team of researchers has sequenced the genome of the elephant shark, a curious-looking fish with a snout resembling the end of an elephant`s trunk.
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A maverick scientist wants to detect Martian life and bring it back to Earth by using a device called a digital biological converter, or biological teleporter that he`s trying to build.
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Scientists have decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit and found that the fruit has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
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Ants and bees are surprisingly more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps such as yellow jackets and paper wasps, scientists have discovered.
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Humans may soon be able to design and "print" synthetic organisms using the biological equivalent of a 3D printer, a leading scientist has predicted.
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Questions like ‘is Bigfoot real’ or ‘do you believe in the existence of Bigfoot’ have been asked for ages but as yet, no convincing proof of it has ever been presented.
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