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PM's China talk alarming voters: Keneally

Labor candidate Kristina Keneally says voters in the Bennelong electorate are "alarmed" by the prime minister's rhetoric on China.

China

Xcode will study your DNA and detail your ancestry

The test will reveal information about oneself comparing the DNA samples of each individual with more than 35 ethnic groups in India, Pakistan, …

DNA

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

TOKYO (Reuters) - Born and raised in Japan, three North Korean soccer players are expecting to face boos from the home crowd in a match that comes less than two weeks after the latest North Korean test missile splashed into the Sea of Japan.<p>An Byong Jun, Kim Song Gi and Lee Yong Jick, who play …

North Korea

Understanding Your Blood Pressure

Systolic blood pressure is the force of blood in your arteries as your coronary heart beats. If your systolic number is higher than 100 and forty …

Diabetes

Winnie Harlow style file: meet the America's Next Top Model finalist nominated for Model of the Year

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>She may have only placed sixth on America's Next Top Model three years ago, but Winnie Harlow is going for the top spot at …

Kaia Gerber

Is Ancestry.com Worth It? Cyber Monday Shoppers Think So

Sales of the DNA kit increased by 700 percent in just one day.<p>Though there are still a few sales going on, for the most part Cyber Monday has come to a close, and the data is in. More than 174 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the holiday weekend, according to the National …

DNA

When Meghan weds Harry, Britain’s relationship with race will change for ever

Don’t underestimate the symbolism of a royal marriage. From now on, it will be impossible to argue that being black is somehow incompatible with being British<p>Almost two decades ago, during the heady first months of the new millennium, an unruly baroness named Kate Gavron made a shocking suggestion. …

Opinion

Limits to Ancestry DNA Testing

This is the reason that ancestry DNA testing has become so popular in the last ten years. With just a simple swab of the inside of the cheek, a …

Molecular Biology

Researchers report a fundamental muscle speed limit

In this work, the team studied whether all these superfast muscles use the same dynamics to achieve their extreme speed and if they share a common …

Physiology

Black Friday Deal: 23andMe DNA Test - Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service

Go beyond your family tree to uncover ancestry markers in your DNA, with a genetic testing kit that you can use at home. The 23andMe DNA Test is …

Science

How Tracing Your Family Ancestry May Not Be As Private As You Think

1. Protests Continue In Baton Rouge After Police Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling<p>Source:Getty 1 of 25<p>2. Activists Hold March Protesting Police …

LiAngelo Ball

Discover Your Roots, Part #2: Building Stories and the Anatomy of an Ancestry.com Record

So, you’ve decided to begin or continue building your family tree. Excellent! Future generations will thank you. (If you’re not sure how to get …

Genealogy

That DNA you send in can help trace your ancestry. Police, too, may be interested.

Trying to unravel the mystery of your genetics through programs like 23andMe.com or Ancestry.com can also help police unravel a criminal …

Molecular Biology

Police can legally use 23andMe, other ancestry tools to obtain your DNA

<b>MIAMI</b> - When you give a genetic testing company your DNA to learn more about your ancestral history, you could also be handing it over to law …

DNA

Ancestry DNA Statement And Question Responses

<i>Below are the statement and responses to questions KPIX 5 posed in regards to a recent special report on the accuracy of DNA testing posed to</i> …

DNA

Police can request your DNA from 23andMe, Ancestry

<b>by:</b> Updated: Nov 16, 2017 - 4:41 PM<p>Loading...<p>Millions of people have handed their DNA over to genetic testing companies like Ancestry or 23andMe to …

Genealogy

Ancestry answered the DNA questions 23andMe couldn’t

A really awesome thing about being black is that ancestry can be very unclear because of, you know, slavery. Enter DNA kits.<p>In 2013, I sent over my spit kit to 23andMe. After a couple of weeks, 23andMe notified me that I was 71.3% West African. My results didn’t specify which specific countries in …

Disrupt NY

I did all of my holiday shopping at once by buying this item for my whole family — and it's on sale right now

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Author's note, I am writing this under the byline "Insider Picks Staff" because my family reads my work and I don't want to spoil the …

Shopping

Interview questions (graphs and cycles)

Pretty much any interview problem is going to be something about data structures with a very thin veneer for “motivation”. The most recent one for me …

Programming

‘Why I, A Palestinian, Want Young Jews to Boycott Birthright’

by Rani Allan<p>“You will never be allowed entry.” That’s what the Israeli official told me at the Allenby-King Hussein border checkpoint in January 2015, the first time I was denied entry to the land where my grandparents were expelled from their homes during the Nakba in 1948.<p>This summer, I tried …

Ancestry postpones IPO after longtime CEO steps down

Ancestry, the family history and genomic testing website, disclosed on Tuesday that it will postpone its initial public offering after longtime chief …

Genealogy

An island's culture and history translated in song

After exploring the roots of his personal ancestry, Residente ends his creative journey by reaching into the history and culture of the island he …

If White Supremacists Tested Their Ancestry, They'd Literally Hate Themselves

Genetic testing: This machine kills fascists.<p>The thing about human beings claiming superiority over others based on genetics is that, whether you believe in creationism or evolution, we all come from the same peeps, <i>soooooooo</i>...<p>As comedy group Hot Shit Machine illustrates, if they traced their …

White Supremacism

Why Ancestry and FamilySearch Aren’t Sources

Ancestry and FamilySearch — along with sites like FindMyPast and MyHeritage — have millions of records that we can use in our genealogy research. …

Genealogy

Ha! Some White Supremacists Are Taking DNA Tests and Getting Shocking Results

What’s a white supremacist to do when a DNA ancestry result shows a member to be less than ideal genetically “European”? Question the methodology or …

Racism

Ancient skull fossil hints at our ape ancestry - Futurity

A 13 million-year-old infant ape skull may reveal what a common ancestor of apes and humans looked like.

Evolution

Genetic home testing: why it's not such a great guide to your ancestry or disease risk

Genetic variation is an unavoidable feature of life. As a consequence of this – and unless you are an identical twin – you are genetically unique. …

DNA

Where Are Your Ancestors From?

How much do you know about your ancestry? I’ve always liked hearing stories about my parents’ relatives in England and Poland, as well as looking …

Genealogy

6 Women Reveal the Family Mysteries They Solved Using Ancestry DNA Tests

Are they worth the time and money? Here's what our testers thought.<p>One of the best-selling product during Amazon's Prime Day sale earlier this week? …

Genealogy

Italy deals blow to citizenship rights for migrants

Italy's government has delayed a hotly-contested vote on a citizenship rights bill as tensions rise over the number of migrants arriving on the …

World News