The results – which identified Native American DNA from six to 10 generations ago – were immediately misinterpreted.
Here’s a look at some of the issues Native American leaders told the Fix that they would prefer the national conversation to focus on regarding them.
Elizabeth Warren has defended her decision to release a DNA test and political advert asserting she has a distant Native American ancestor – even as the Cherokee Nation condemns her for it.
The complete Book of the Dead for Horwedja, dating from 594-588 B.C and made of papyrus, fetched the largest sum. Complete with 192 chapters, the text is written in hieratic script.
When authorities seized a diplomatic pouch at the port in Naples, they weren’t expecting to unearth a plot more suited to an Indiana Jones movie.
The first study of its environmental impact suggests that extracting resources such as platinum from asteroids might be cleaner than doing so on Earth.
Only a tiny fraction of data is made accessible or preserved for future research, despite agencies’ legal obligations to do so. Severe loss of data is not unusual – it’s the norm.
Insects around the world are in a crisis, according to a small but growing number of long-term studies showing dramatic declines in invertebrate populations.
Human brain cells have been found to carry electrical signals in a fashion that could significantly increase the power of individual neurons.
Strong ancient Egyptian women used their power to help the men around them – to protect them with their ferocity, to shield them from harm, to keep the same system going.
What, exactly, are the factors that limit turnout in rural areas? What policies might improve turnout for native voters living on reservations?
According to scientists, legalisation gives an extraordinary opportunity for researchers who believe the cannabis plant could yield promising new medical treatments.
Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister who pledged the change in his 2015 election campaign, tweeted that the policy would take “profits out of the hands of criminals” and protect children.
Researchers have found that abrupt climatic changes and vulnerable infrastructure led to Angkor’s demise – a cautionary tale for modern cities, many of which are already feeling the stress of climate change.
In Chengdu, there is reportedly an ambitious plan afoot for replacing the city’s streetlights: boosting the glow of the real moon with that of a more powerful fake one.
Trump said he doesn’t care about the test, which suggests she has a Native American ancestor, and that she would be ‘very easy’ to beat in 2020.