Researchers say DNA from stone tools from in a Mexican cave suggests humans first arrived in America about 15,000 years earlier than previously thought.
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A new system called DORIS fixes one major problem with making DNA data storage widespread, including letting users "delete" data as well as store it.
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A study with chickens from Tibet shows that organisms have a kind of "memory" of their ancestral homes that makes adaptation to environmental change easier.
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New research adds to growing evidence that our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals not just once, but over and over again throughout history.
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The oldest human genetic data ever recovered could shed light on the evolution of our ancestors and clarify the branches of the human family tree.
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Researchers have created the world's fastest nanoscale motor with "DNA origami." It could be the first step to nanobots that can deliver drugs and more.
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Human DNA replication is a lot looser than researchers thought. A tweak to the process could even kill cancer cells, researchers say.
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