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Genetic Ancestry Tests Mostly Hype, Scientists Say

Genetic Ancestry Tests Mostly Hype, Scientists Say: "In the Genghis Khan example. . .did not have DNA samples from the Mongol warlord himself because his tomb has never been found. Instead, the company found that the accountant had a set of genetic markers very common in people from Eurasia, & particularly in the areas where Genghis Khan conquered. The rest was inference. 'There's nothing to actually tie it to him. . .It could have been some other guy alive at the time who slept around a…

Founded in 2003 by Dr. Rick Kittles and Gina Paige, African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent having helped more than 150,000 people re-connect with the roots of their family tree.

How to change the world with a $1 microscope

How to #Change the #World with a $1 Microscope - a very interesting mind: (via Vox)

Alan Turing’s Little-Known Contributions to Biology and His Mesmerizing Hand-Drawn Diagrams of Dappling Patterns

Alan Turing: What the Fibonacci fascinations of daisies have to do with Kandinsky and mid-century graphic design.

The Unique Service One City Is Offering People With Disabilities

#Dubai's Sanad Card For Ppl w #Disabilities - real progress in #society :D (via Jordan Davidson)

HIV vaccine test hopes for breakthrough in combat against the virus

#HIV #Vaccine Test Hopes for Breakthrough in Combat Against the Virus - constant attempts to make it effective: