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 […]

A genome hacker’s experience with the privacy of shared data | Yaniv Erlich | TEDxDanubia

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta Hacking is the art of breaking security mechanisms. When I was an undergraduate student I worked as a hacker in a computer security firm. We used to be hired by banks and credit card services to conduct penetration tests, to try to find critical gaps in the security of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Texas Vampires

The Texas Vampires. It sounds like the name of a biker gang from a bad TV show. It sounds like a 90’s rave club in Austin wherever people think that eyeliner makes you look edgy. It sounds like a drama in which Jonah Hill and Nic Cage play two men from Houston who have to […]

Genetic Privacy: A friend or foe? – public lecture with Dr. Yaniv Erlich

So thank you for coming to tonight’s lecture I didn’t expect a little bit of rain tonight but thank you all for coming out it’s a great pleasure to introduce Yaniv Erlich he was came after an interesting career in Israel as most people who grew up in Israel had to go into the military […]

Genetic & Ancestry Tests – What You Need To Know Before Mailing The Kit In

Hello and welcome back to Health & Human Rights Strategies YouTube channel. I’m the founder and president of HHR Nicole Fisher. Today, we wanted to talk about a very popular holiday gift that’s also been making some headlines: genetic tests or at-home ancestry tests. Now on one hand, these tests are a huge victory for […]

Am I REALLY Hispanic? DNA Test Results!!

How Do DNA Ancestry Tests Work? How 23andme Works.

You’ve probably seen the ads for them. Spit in a test tube, send it a company such as 23andMe or Ancestry.com and in return you’ll find out what your genetic ethnicity is, with you being able to see if your ancestors came from regions such as Europe, East Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa for example. In […]