Are You Related to Neanderthals?

Do neanderthals exist today? Well, no. Not at all. These guys went extinct a very long time ago, but it is very possible that most of you watching this video right now actually have a percentage of your genes inherited from the Neanderthals. Some of you might even have genetic inheritances from other human species, […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Happened Before History? Human Origins

The world we live in feels normal, ordinary. It feels like this is just how humans exist and always existed. But, it’s not. Never before have we humans lived in a world as sophisticated and engineered to our needs as today. Giving us the luxury to forget about ourselves and not worry about survival. Food, […]

DNA ancestry results of famous black Jewish & north African Jews

It’s not every day I get my DNA results, especially when they say where I come from enjoy DNA Results 55% of Spanish Jewry, Jewish Diaspora Spanish Middle East. But wait. Did you think you will not be Spanish I’m surprised that it’s just that … .. It really is probably what I am. Middle […]

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 […]

Our Ancestry DNA Results – How it Changed our Travels | The Planet D

It’s a very exciting day here at The Planet D because we are going to find out our ancestry DNA we’ve been traveling the world full time for eight years having adventures in more than 100 countries on all seven continents and sharing our experiences on ThePlanetD.com Welcome to Antarctica welcome to Dubai Welcome to […]

CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

[MUSIC] Is there something you’d change about yourself? Not just your hairstyle, but down at the genetic level? For the first time in human history, the ability to build and select genetic traits is within reach. Problem is, no one’s played this game before. [music] Mutation and selection. These two principles have molded basically all […]

NOVA scienceNOW : 39 – Personal DNA Testing, Art Authentication, Capturing Carbon, Pardis Sabeti

NEIL deGRASSE TYSON (Astrophysicist/American Museum of Natural History): On this episode of NOVA scienceNOW: can a new DNA test tell us what diseases we’ll get in our lifetime? They say it’s easy as…spit. ELISSA LEVIN (Navigenics, Inc.): Spit. NEIL deGRASSE TYSON: That’s right. Just fill up a container with salivaótook me 90 secondsósend it off […]

Genome Testing Is Now Affordable: Ancestry Is Bringing It To The Masses

Ancestry is a technology company and we use technology and data science, a whole lot of data, and now we’re using genomics to tell people interesting stories about who they are, who their people are, and where they came from. Ancestry started over 30 years ago as a magazine, basically as a publishing company, helping […]