Why Are We The Only Humans Left?

Look around and you’ll meet some pretty smart animals, but there’s no species quite like us. But that wasn’t always true. As recently as 50,000 years ago we walked the planet along with at least three other human species. Denisovans and real-life Hobbits Homo floresiensis didn’t leave much behind to know them by, but Neanderthals […]

Mitochondrial DNA: Bite Sci-zed

So everybody knows you get half your DNA from your mother and half your DNA from your father, right? Well, except for that portion of your DNA that comes only from your mother that resides in your mitochondria. Let’s back up, way back, to the moment of conception. When sperm and an egg come together, […]

Taíno Symposium – Session 2 – Audience Questions

So initially I said I was going to lead some questions. That was a lie, because clearly my colleagues have shown how conversant they are with one another in their talk that I let go on too long because they were so engaging. And so now we want to hear what questions you have, ’cause […]

We Took A DNA Test • The Test Friends

– So I’m half Japanese, 3/8th Mexican, and 1/8th Filipino. – I’m half Japanese, half Italian. – I’m pretty black. (laughs) (electronic drum music) – How much of your identity is based on what you are from a racial standpoint? And to think that could all be not what you thought it was. – If […]

This cold case is the first genetic genealogy arrest to go to trial

This cold case is the first genetic genealogy arrest to go to trial They were working a cold case as well, a rape and double murder from more than 30 years ago. Investigators had the suspects DNA from the crime scene, but there were no matches in existing federal DNA databases. Could genetic genealogy, the […]

The Genesis Factor

“The Genesis Factor” is not the title of a book that is on the best seller list, nor is it a new Si-Fi movie, or TV documentary, but it is a hidden force which controls everything in the Cosmos. This message is not more theoretical science pretending to be factual science that dresses up in […]

CARTA: Ancient DNA and Human Evolution – Johannes Krause: Ancient European Population History

– [Announcer] This UCSD-TV program is presented by University of California Television. Like what you learn? Visit our website, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest programs. ♪ [music] ♪ – [Narrator] We are the paradoxical ape; bipedal, naked large-brained. Lone the master of fire, tools and language, but […]

Finding Out Ancestry With DNA Testing

IN THIS MORNING’S CONSUMER ALERT: IT’S QUICK AND EASY… D-N-A TESTS SHIPPED RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR. MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE USING ONLINE SERVICES TO DISCOVER ANCESTRY AND HEALTH TRAITS IN THEIR GENETICS. MARK BARGER EXPLAINS. AT-HOME TESTING’S NOW AN OPTION FOR NEW INSIGHTS INTO YOUR D-N-A. ANCESTRY.COM CLIENTS CAN USE IT FOR MORE INFORMATION […]

Marijuana’s Newest Revolution: Genome Mapping

The idea that we’re about to have a huge agricultural industry around a new plant – in a couple years it’s going to be the third largest crop in the United States – but no one’s doing the science for it? Is just crazy. With this mapping of the whole population that we’re doing and […]

My Original and Updated Ancestry DNA Results!

Lemme get my hair straight… [giggles] Hi YouTube! How are you all doing this fine day? That was awkward. [Static] Hey YouTube! Oh, my voice is so high-pitched! Okay. [clears throat] Hey everyone Thank you for stopping by my channel to check out this video Today, I’m bringing you a video about my ancestry test […]