Maurice Hughes

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Banished to Alberta for one year: Newfoundland crook handed ancient punishment

Gordie Bishop is a Newfoundlander, born and raised. But, unlike so many other Newfoundlanders, he is a Newfoundlander who, in his 32 years of life, …

Crime

Donald Trump will be on SNL this weekend, and NBC will have to make every minute count

Saturday night, Donald Trump will be enjoying a nice chunk of free airtime on NBC.<p>His competition might feel that is unfair. There's a chance the …

Polynesians

<b>PRONUNCIATION:</b> PAHL-uh-nee-zhuns<p><b>LOCATION:</b> Polynesia, a vast string of islands in the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii, New Zealand, Easter Island, …

French Polynesia

Hawaii - U.S. States

• Before the arrival of British Captain James Cook in 1778, the Hawaiian language was strictly oral. Natives were taught by missionaries to read their …

Hawaii

Waikiki beaches closed after heavy rains trigger 500,0000 gallon sewage spill

Heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, prompting city officials Monday to close most of the beach fronting Waikiki.<p>Storm water flowed into the city's sewage system as a weather system linked to Tropical Storm Kilo dumped heavy rain on …

Will Your DNA Leave You DOA?

5 weird ways that genes can increase your risk of getting sick<p>You already know the mega-risk factors for disease—yep we’re talking about <i>you</i>, smoking, sedentary lifestyle, and fast-food diet. What you may not know: Certain seemingly innocent genes—such as those that determine the color of your hair, …

Map of Human Migration

When humans first ventured out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, they left genetic footprints still visible today. By mapping the appearance and frequency of genetic markers in modern peoples, we create a picture of when and where ancient humans moved around the world. These great migrations …

Anthropology

About the Genographic Project - National Geographic

Toggle navigation<p>The Genographic Project<p>The project is a mutliyear research initiative of the National Geographic Society. Genographic was launched in 2005 by geneticist Dr. Spencer Wells, and it is currently led by anthropologist Dr. Miguel Vilar. Vilar and a team of renowned scientists are using …

Genealogy

23andMe Has New Personal Genetics Pitch From Arnold N.Y.

Better to know your genetic fate or not? In a campaign breaking this week for 23andMe, a California-based personal genetics company, Arnold New York …

Advertising Industry

Gene by Gene takes aim at 23andme with Arpeggi acquisition

Arpeggi, a startup formed by a group of entrepreneurs and scientists to accelerate research into the human genome, has been scooped by up Gene by Gene.<p>The combined entity is positioned to be a major competitor to DNA testing services like 23andme. Its goal is to offer consumers affordable access to …

Genes, patents, and big business: at 23andMe, are you the customer or the product?

Ethical questions swirl as the personal genetics company starts scaling up<p>It’s been six years since DNA testing service 23andMe launched. In that time, about 180,000 people around the world have sent their saliva to the Mountain View-based company to test for more than 200 genetic traits and …

Crack Your Own DNA Code

Jonathan Zittrain, a 43-year-old Harvard law professor, went to the hospital suffering from a mysterious fever when his doctors found a mass in his …

TV Ad Campaign Tries to Put a Friendly Face on DNA Testing

Most consumers are likely either unaware of or uncomfortable with the idea of DNA sequencing, but 23andMe hopes to change that with its first …

DNA Testing