Steve Olson
  • Who’s Your Daddy?

    The unintended consequences of genetic screening for disease

  • The Royal We

    The mathematical study of genealogy indicates that everyone in the world is descended from Nefertiti and Confucius, and everyone of European ancestry is descended from Muhammad and Charlemagne

  • The Genetic Archaeology of Race

    DNA analysis is explaining where "racial difference" comes from—and what it does and doesn't mean. The study of human genetic variation has become the most contentious area in modern science

  • The Danger of Space Junk

    In a place without landfills, what goes up had better come down