Karen Allison

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Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

‘GPS’ for DNA pinpoints where your ancestors lived

The new Geographic Population Structure (GPS) tool works somewhat like a satellite navigation system. It helps you to find your way home, but not the …

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Artist: Claude Monet The Museum at Le Havre, 1873. Oil on canvas, 75 x 100 cm. The National Gallery, London, UK Posted by Lara

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …