Science & Technology

On genes, ancestry, and why we’re all descended from royalty

People love to declare their “part Viking” heritage, or direct descent from Roman legions. Unfortunately, most of these claims are little more than pseudoscience; they were even referred to by The Guardian as “genetic astrology”.

How long will Elon Musk’s Tesla truly orbit the World for?

If you see a Tesla Roadstar falling out of the sky anytime soon, don’t be too surprised, you have been warned.

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