Genetics

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Some Philly-Area Police Departments Have Used DNA to Create CGI Sketches of Suspects

When Montgomery County detectives began investigating a violent sexual assault in 2017, they had few leads. Detectives recovered a sample of the alleged perpetrator’s DNA, […]

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A Penn Genetics Professor Wants to Change How We Think About Race

Three decades ago, a white couple I know was awaiting the birth of a baby they were adopting. Not long after the delivery, the pediatrician […]

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Beyonce’s Dad Has Breast Cancer. So Do Thousands of Other Men in America

This week, Mathew Knowles, father of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, revealed he’s been diagnosed with breast cancer. Many people were surprised by the news. That’s […]