In the early 2000s, genome editing seemed like it was too far off in the future — a science-fiction-inspired solution to real-world problems — but today the conversation among scientists has changed from “it’s impossible” to “should it be possible?”

Leer en español: Los datos de Ancestry son insuficientes para los del origen oriental Learning about one’s own ancestral traits through DNA testing has become a hobby for millions of people worldwide and a vocation for many in the popular “cheek swab” industry, which helps people trace their genetic heritage. But the home test kits […]

Leer en inglés: DNA ancestral data insufficient for many of Eastern origin La base de datos de AncestryDNA está recibiendo críticas porque unos usuarios dicen que los resultados de su ADN fueron decepcionantes. Quienes reclaman tienen orígenes de oriente medio, asiático, y polinesio. Este problema llega dos años después de que Ancestry haya abordado a […]

A nonprofit organization is using DNA testing to identify John and Jane Doe victims in criminal cases.