Mystery & Myths

Mourning the Romanovs

It’s been 100 years since the Bolsheviks executed Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family. Will the Russian Orthodox Church finally recognize their remains,...

King Richard III – Innocent until proven guilty

Why new DNA evidence won’t prove King Richard III was guilty of murdering the ‘Princes in the Tower.’ Richard III became king under very controversial...

Finding “Nessie” With DNA

Will scientists find a “biological explanation” for the Loch Ness Monster by looking at DNA samples from the Scottish loch?  The Loch Ness Monster or...

Solving the Mystery Surrounding the Death of Marie Antoinette’s Young Son

The French Revolution marked the end of the monarchy when King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were found guilty of high treason and...

Was the Controversial King Richard III a Legitimate King?

Richard III was the King of England from July 6, 1483 until his death in 1485 at 32 years of age. King Richard III...

Was Jesse James Really Murdered by his own Gang?

Jesse James was a famous guerrilla during the American Civil War, involved in many atrocities and murders. Jesse and his older brother, Frank, became...

Was Anna Anderson the Last Remaining Romanov?

Anna Anderson Manahan was one of the most famous imposters of the Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia. Anastasia was a daughter of Tsar Nicholas...

Infidelities in the House of Bourbon

The House of Bourbon is a royal family that originated in 1268 upon the marriage of a Bourbon heiress to a younger brother of...

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Y marks the spot: a genetic explanation to why you have more brothers than sisters (or vice versa)

Have you every wondered why some families have more boys than girls or why more boys (or girls) are...
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The Habsburg Jaw and the Genetics Behind Inbreeding

New study links the famous “Habsburg Jaw” to inbreeding, further confirming the idea that inter-family marriages weaken bloodlines by...

Genetic testing for diagnosing rare diseases: are we there yet?

With the advances made in next-generation sequencing technologies personalized medicine, caring for patients based on a genetic understanding of...

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The Genetic Legacy of the House of Aisin Gioro

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