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Parallel Lives

May 19, 2014
Kathy Fisher’s life journey has taken her far from home, but she’s never been far from family, even if she didn’t know it. In an uncanny coincidence, 23andMe connected Kathy...
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Location, Location, Location: Did Humans Start Out in Southern Africa?

March 11, 2011
by Mike Macpherson, Shirley Wu, and Joanna Mountain A young Hadza hunter From just flecks of bone and specks of DNA, scientists have been able to piece together a story...
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New Study Looks at Progress and Potential for Genomic Medicine in Developing Nations

September 18, 2008
A special supplement to Nature Reviews Genetics, published online today, details how four countries with emerging economies — Mexico, India, Thailand and South Africa — are taking steps to build...
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