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What Your DNA Says About Medieval History

A new study uses genetic data from living people to trace millennia-old migration patterns.<p>Earlier this year, researchers from Oxford University published a study showing how the slave trade and colonization shaped the genetics of North and South America.<p>Analyzing more than 4,000 DNA samples from …

Anthropology

Inside Drone School: How to Fly an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Federal regulators are still working on new rules for the safe use of drones over American soil — but customers haven't been waiting around.<p>Unmanned aerial vehicles were once again a hot gift this holiday season. More than a million machines have been sold in recent years, and new potential uses …

DJ Spooky: Multimedia Mixes to Save the Planet

Paul D. Miller synthesizes art, music, and data to spotlight environmental issues.<p><i>Editor's note: Paul D. Miller is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, which honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the</b> …

GoPro Set to Release Their Own Consumer Drones

<b>GoPros have become a worldwide phenomenon.</b> In just a few short years, they’ve leap frogged all other camera companies as the go-to in action sports – …

The best drone for beginners

If you want to be a drone pilot this is where you start. You don’t start with a crazy $1,200 semi-autonomous eye in the sky, but a cheap miniature …

Holiday Gadget Gift Guide 2014

’Tis the season for giving…and gadgets. We’ve assembled this guide of the best gadgets in our store so your gift search is just a little bit easier.<p>From youthful to useful, we’ve got the best gifts for every type of person in your life.<p>Drones<p><b>The Extreme Micro Drone 2.0</b><br>A highly capable drone and …

Sonim XP7: A rugged phone handles everything you can throw at it

Hands up: Who thinks I’m crazy for leaving my phone outside on purpose in the rain and near freezing cold for two days? I’m guessing most every hand …

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