How Accurately Can Scientists Reconstruct A Persons Face With DNA?

DNA already helps us predict certain traits like hair color, eye color, and skin color. But what would you do if you found out that scientists are well on their way to being able to completely (and accurately) reconstruct your face? And all from genetic data…   Last year, a study was conducted where whole […]

MIND BLOWN: Scientists extract DNA from Seabiscuit’s Hooves!

I’m sure by now, you’ve heard of the name Seabiscuit. If not, Seabiscuit was a racehorse. But not just any racehorse, a racehorse that would become the greatest rags-to-riches stories of the Depression era. But, Seabiscuit wasn’t always a strong racehorse. He was incredibly lazy — he preferred to sleep and eat, rather than exercise. […]

Why does every cell in our body contain DNA?

Not every cell in our bodies actually contain DNA. There is typically a lack of DNA in our mature red blood cells and cornified cells which are found in hair, skin, and our nails. These cells don’t contain a nucleus.   It turns out, our red blood cells are actually trained to destroy their cells […]