Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Mitochondria are structures inside the cells of the body that are responsible for energy production. They contain their own DNA, and they replicate independently from the cell. Mitochondria are passed through a mother’s egg directly to both her sons and daughters. In turn, her daughter, but not her son, passes mitochondrial DNA to […]

Anne decorates her room | Anne Frank House | Secret Annex

To brighten up her dull room in their hiding place Anne stuck pictures and postcards on the walls. ‘That makes it look a lot more cheerful.’ Near her little table, she put pictures of the British princesses Elisabeth and Margret and of members of the Dutch royal family. Anne loved kings and queens and spent […]

Ngāti Whātua fosters spiritual kinship with Oprah

She’s a global media star who says she was genuinely moved by her Maori cultural experience. That was what Oprah Winfrey shared with Te Karere after she was welcomed onto Orakei Marae yesterday, and as Tamati Rimene-Sproat reports, Oprah also left an indelible impression with the locals. This was Oprah’s first glimpse into the Maori […]

Exploring Family History in MS SLAVIC 7 | SOFIA BOHDANOWICZ & DERAGH CAMPBELL | TIFF 2019

[Organ music] [Bohdanowicz] I came across my great-grandmother’s letters Googling them online. I had found some of her poetry online and was really intrigued by her work, and her biography, and her history, and I discovered this beautiful correspondence between my great-grandmother when she was living in Toronto when she was in her 60s and […]

Family, Friends Mourn Revere Teen Killed In Providence

MEDICAL CENTER, THE DRIVER WHO HIT HER STATED THE SCENE, THERE HAVE BEEN NO CHARGES AGAINST HIM. DAVID?>THERE IS INCREDIBLE SADNESS FOR THE FAMILY OF A REVERED TEENAGER WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED WHILE OUT CELEBRATING HER BIRTHDAY. THE 19-YEAR-OLD WAS LEAVING A NIGHTCLUB WHEN A GUNMAN OPENED FIRE AND POLICE SAY SHE WAS JUST […]

16 Incredibly Beautiful Kids Of Celebrities!

16 Incredibly Beautiful Kids Of Celebrities! 16. Ireland Baldwin The daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, Ireland Baldwin is not shy in front of a camera. Not content to simply be known for her famous parents, though, Ireland has started her own career in modelling. She’s known in the modelling circles already not just […]

Program Aims To Help Parents Struggling With Substance Abuse | NBC Nightly News

AT KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER. WITH MORE HERE IS OUR SENIOR WITH MORE HERE IS OUR SENIOR NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT KATE NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT KATE SNOW. SNOW.>>ARE YOU OKAY?>>ARE YOU OKAY? ARE YOU CRYING? ARE YOU CRYING? IT’S OKAY TO CRY. IT’S OKAY TO CRY.>>Reporter: THE CALLS COME IN>>Reporter: THE CALLS COME IN ALL DAY LONG. ALL DAY […]

Prince Charles takes shock swipe at Cheryl’s ever-changing surname

Prince Charles takes shock swipe at Cheryl’s ever-changing surname The heir to the throne was in good spirits today as he attended The Princes Trust Awards in London. While the event was hosted by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, both 42, man of the hour Prince Charles, 69, kicked off the proceedings with a speech. […]

Katherine Ryan wants to be English! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇨🇦 | Who Do You Think You Are? – BBC

Katherine has made London her home. But her English-born daughter, Violet, won’t let her forget she’s Canadian. Violet is very English, and she pulls rank. She’ll correct my Canadian accent all the time! She’s like… “I’m very sorry about my mummy, she’s Canadian.” And it’s like… I just, sort of, naturally defer to her. It’s […]

Trump demands Warren apologize for Cherokee ancestry ‘fraud’

11:15 A.M. EASTERN TIME. STAY TUNED FOR THAT. MEANWHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP NOT PULLING ANY PUNCHES THIS MORNING AS SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN’S BIG DNA REVEAL GOES BUST. HER CLAIM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ANCESTRY SPARKING DEBATE ON THE LEFT AND PUSHBACK FROM THE CHEROKEE NATION. THEY SAID A DNA TEST IS USELESS TO DETERMINE TRIBAL CITIZENSHIP. SHE […]