12 Dramatic Stories We Have Thanks to DNA
Ah, the mysteries of DNA. For centuries, we have been trying to unlock the secrets of our ancestors, and with each new discovery, we are able to uncover a little bit more about who we are and where we come from.
From Cheddar Man and his dark skin, blue eyes, and dark hair, to the Golden State Killer identified using DNA search technology, to a couple who found out after 38 years of marriage that they were third cousins, to the discovery of a mistake in the royal family tree, to the finding that 10 men other than Genghis Khan had descendants still around today, to the study that suggests Adolf Hitler may have had Jewish and African ancestors, to the discovery that Neanderthal DNA helped our ancestors be more resistant to illnesses, the power of DNA has been revealed in many fascinating ways. In this list, we explore ten of the most incredible DNA stories that have captured the attention of the world. So, without further ado, let's dive in and explore the wonders of DNA.