Dave Smith

Science man.

Your DNA Data Can Be Used to Make a Scarf
13 days ago
You may have heard the often-quoted fact that humans and chimpanzees share 96% of their DNA in common. You also share 90% of your DNA with your cat, and a surprising 60% with a banana! But did you als...
Who’s Your Daddy?
13 days ago
The DNA test as we know it today is a very recent development. It only became available around three decades ago, giving families & lawmakers at last, a solid, accurate, and scientific way to prove wh...
You Can Now Do a DNA Test Before a Baby Has Even Been Born
20 days ago
DNA testing as we know it has been around since the 1980s, when the development of PCR finally gave scientists an accurate, reliable way to test if two individuals were related. But it probably wasn't...