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STEM Current Events: How DNA testing cracks cold cases

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In this NewsHour lesson, find out about the first genetic genealogy case to go to trial — and how the science behind it solved a 32-year-old double murder. Continue reading

12 news stories that make STEM meaningful for students

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Texas teachers swung into action this week during NewsHour Extra’s workshop, “How to make STEM meaningful through current events” at Texas A&M’s K12 Summer Institute in Kerryville, Texas. Check out the resources they created here! Continue reading

Can trauma be passed to next generation through DNA?

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New research suggests that experiencing intense psychological trauma may have a genetic impact on a person’s future children. Continue reading

The Human Genome Project, A Decade Later

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Ten years ago, top scientists from around the world participating in the Human Genome Project declared that they had cracked almost the entire human genetic…read more

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