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DNA Kits: Can You Trust Them?
Millions of people are sending off their DNA to companies like Ancestry.com and 23andme to find out where they come from, and what diseases they might get. But how much can you trust these DNA kits? To find out, we speak to anthropologist Prof. Jonathan Marks and geneticist Dr Adam Rutherford. Check out the full transcript here. Selected references: This academic paper on genetic ancestry testingAncestry.comâ€™s white paper The genetics of Alzheimer DiseaseA perspective piece on genetic privacyCredits: This episode was produced by Rose Rimler, with senior producer Kaitlyn Sawreyâ€¦ with help from Wendy Zukerman, Meryl Horn and Michelle Dang. Weâ€™re edited by Blythe Terrell. Fact checking by Michelle Harris and Michelle Dang. Mix and sound design by Peter Leonard. Music by Peter Leonard, Frank Lopez, Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. Recording assistance from Cole del Charco, Madeline Taylor, Carmen Baskauf, Ian Cross and [Mareek] Marijke Peters. A huge thanks to everyone who spat in a tube for us, especially Toni Magyar and Alex Blumberg, and to all the researchers we got in touch with for this episode, including Dr. Wendy Roth, Dr Deborah Bolnick, Dr Celeste Karch, Professor Nancy Wexler, Dr. Robert Green, Dr Catharine Wang, and others. Thanks also to the teams at Ancestry.com, 23andMe, and MyHeritage. Thanks to the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.
Aired 6 months ago 42:27
Conspiracy theories are a feature of today's news and politics. But they've really been a part of American life since its founding. In this episode, we'll explore how conspiracy theories helped to create the U.S. and how they became the currency of political opportunists.
Aired 6 months ago 37:49
Is This the Amazon Prime of Airline Tickets? (#60, SkyHi)
Rama Poola is here pitching his airline ticket business, SkyHi, where customers pay a monthly fee to access tickets on the cheap. But the investors are worried that it sounds a lot like MoviePass, a company that offered a subscription for unlimited movie tickets â€” and ran into a world of problems. Can Rama convince them that his model wonâ€™t break the bank? Today's investors are Alexandra Stanton, Sheel Mohnot, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.