March 2019 with Nathan and Laura: Old Envelopes, Wooly Mammoth DNA, and the Night King


Laura Hercher, Host, The Beagle Has Landed

Nathan Pearson, Genomicist; Founder, Root Deep Insight


00:00 UC system breaks with Elsevier

10:59 Testing DNA from old envelopes

18:03 23andMe’s diabetes test

32:13 Wooly mammoths, a first step

37:22 The Night King

From recovering DNA on hundred year old envelopes to bringing it to life from 28,000 year old wooly mammoth samples, it's our genomics version of March Madness. Join Theral, Nathan and Laura for another monthly look back over the headlines.