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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Hunting for DNA stories at natural history museums

Researchers use a new methods to extract DNA from preserved samples, opening the door to exploring the DNA of...
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Healthy aging using the power of DNA

Researchers publish a reference DNA database for healthy older Australians in an attempt to establish a baseline for healthy...

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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Who was the Mysterious Dark Countess?

In 1807, an affluent and mysterious couple appeared in...

The Spread of DNA From “Niall of the Nine Hostages”

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