Data Breach Affects 92M MyHeritage DNA Testing Service UsersData breaches are always problematic, but they can be especially troubling when they happen on platforms with access to supersensitive information -- like your DNA.
Scientist Working To Harness The Silk Abilities Of SpidersA spider's silk is as strong as a bulletproof vest and more elastic than nylon, making it tougher than any material made by human hands. Scientists have tried to mass produce it and failed.
Fort Worth Police Hoping Facial Reconstruction Images Help In Cold CaseA construction crew discovered a human skull in a field at 7300 Calmont Avenue in March 2013. In a nearby shallow grave, police discovered the rest of the body.
Vietnam Veteran's Remains Identified, Burial Friday In TexasThe remains of 32-year-old Army Maj. Donald G. Carr of San Antonio are being returned to his family. He had been declared missing in action.
Future Has Parents Choosing Their Baby From Dozens Of EmbryosA biomedical ethics expert envisions adults in the future choosing their baby -- with an emphasis on everything from hair color, intelligence and athleticism -- from dozens of embryos.
Ancestry.com DNA Test Finds Fertility Doctor Is Woman's Actual Father, Lawsuit SaysThe shocking revelations came about after the woman's daughter, now 36 years old, took a DNA test and learned that her biological father was a complete stranger.
Astronaut Scott Kelly Now Has Different DNA Than His Identical Twin Brother After One Year In SpaceWhile Scott Kelly's height and 93 percent of his DNA returned to normal after returning to Earth, NASA confirmed that seven percent of his genes have remained changed and may stay that way.
Marrying A First Cousin Not That Harmful To Family Tree, Study SaysThe research found that first cousins share about 12.5 percent of the same DNA. Second cousins share just over six percent of their DNA while third cousins share about three percent.
New Study Says Healthful Eating Is Most Important For Weight LossA new study suggests that weight loss is most helped by "getting rid of packaged, processed food" and avoiding unhealthy habits like eating while watching television.
Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?Researchers think they can improve on a new AIDS treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
With ID Confirmed, Mansfield Police Look To Crack Murder MysteryRecent DNA evidence and a forensic sketch made last August matched skeletal remains found in a creek in 2015 to Tammie Washington.