Why Do Our Hair And Eye Color Change?

When babies are born, their eyes and hair are one color, but change within the first few years of their life! Why do hair and eye colors change? Trace explains the process of inheriting certain traits from your parents, and discusses why the colors change! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace on Twitter: Read More: …

Getting A DNA Test Could Keep You From Your Dream Job

Genetic traits are already being used as selection criteria for some jobs, but do we really want DNA test results on our resumes? We Got Our DNA Tested, Here’s How It Actually Works – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill …

Why Genetic Modification Is About To Get Easier

How do we modify our genes, and is it ethical? Read More: Altering genes with the aid of light “Scientists have been manipulating genes for a while. Now researchers have found a way to control the process with higher precision, by using light.” America Needs To Figure Out The Ethics Of Gene Editing Now ____________________ …

Humans Are Still Evolving!

Human evolution happened slowly over the course of thousands and thousands of years. Are we still evolving today? Trace discusses a few recent findings showing how humans, even in the past 5,000 years, are continuing to evolve! Read More: Past 5,000 years prolific for changes to human genome “The human genome has been busy over …

5 Genetic Discoveries in 2013

2013 was a big year in the world of gene research. We’re learning incredible things about why we are the way we are. Guest host Cristen Conger of Stuff Mom Never Told You ( runs down her list of the most interesting genes discovered this year! Read More: Lazy? Your Genes May Be to Blame …

Are Men Going Extinct?

For 3 years now, it has been widely debated whether or not the Y chromosome will disappear. Will men cease to exist on Earth without the gene that created them? Anthony takes a look at recent findings in regards to genetics and the slow demise of the Y chromosome. Read More: Study Dispels Theories of …

How Genetically Similar Are You To A Stranger?

How related are you to a random stranger, and how would we go about figuring that out? Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: Meiosis and Formation of Eggs and Sperm App to prevent ‘accidental incest’ proves a hit with Icelanders “The risk of Icelanders accidentally sleeping with a relative is apparently high enough to justify …

The Sperm Struggle is Real

We all know that when a sperm enters an egg, a zygote is created, and the creation of a fetus begins. But what is that sperm’s journey really like, and does sperm have an overall strategy? Trace did some digging and found out just how real the sperm struggle really is. Read More: Males Have …

Can We Create New Humans With Bacteria?

Scientists took 473 genes and created a cell that survived and reproduced on its own! How do scientists combine genes to make a cell function? Check out the all new Seeker! Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here ►►►► We are all Seekers. We dare to act on our curiosity with an instinctual belief that …