Family Secrets Revealed: So Much I Didn’t Know!

– He was in it. I might start to cry. (both laugh) Hey friends, and welcome back to my channel. I’m AmandaMuse, and today I have a question for you. So, raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to learn more about where you come from. I’ve teamed up with Ancestry, who is sponsoring today’s […]

What Was the Ancestor of Everything? (feat. PBS Space Time and It’s Okay To Be Smart)

Part of what draws us to the study of natural history is our desire — our drive — to understand our origins. The more fossils that we can find and study, the more branches and twigs we can add to the tree of life — that web of relationships that connects all organisms, living and […]

What DNA ancestry tests can � and cant � tell you Vox

What DNA ancestry tests can — and cant — tell you Vox At home DNA ancestry tests have become hugely popular in recent years. More than have taken one, and if the kits marketing is to be believed, the tests can help you learn where your DNA comes from — and even where your ancestors […]

Generations See What Their 150 Year Old Relatives Look Like For The First Time

– I have no idea who that is and why I’m upset about it. – Oh! (gasps) What? – I feel like my roots have been spread out and I’m reaching out into the past. ♪ (rock intro) ♪ – (FBE) Well, this time of year tends to bring people together, and it usually means […]

EmeriTALKS Speaker: Direct-to-Consumer Ancestry Testing in the Age of Genetic Crime Solving

[MUSIC PLAYING] So today, I wanted to talk to you about this interesting intersection between direct-to-consumer ancestry testing, which I think I know some of you in this room may have participated in and may have done yourselves and its use in solving cold cases or, in some cases now, cases that are not cold […]


Hello my friends from Facebook and those who follow me on Youtube I’ve been waiting for this moment If you know me, you know that I’ve always wondered what are my roots because as many of you already know I don’t know my biological family from my dad’s side because he was adopted So I […]

Making the Cut | Session 1: Science and Society || Radcliffe Institute

– Good morning, everyone. I’m Tomiko Brown-Nagin, the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and I’m delighted to see all of you here today. I’m so pleased to welcome you to the Radcliffe Symposium focused on the critical and urgent topic of human gene editing. Now, I say urgent because we find ourselves […]

Alleles and Genes

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Keep up to date by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! I don’t remember which grade it was where I learned something about my tastebuds that can never be unlearned, but the event and the lesson with genetics has stuck with me forever. […]