The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me

A gripping tale of secrets and self discovery People The Foundling tells the incredible and inspiring true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered via a DNA test that he was not who he thought he was and set out to solve two fifty year old mysteries at once Along the way he uptur

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

This is a story about you It is the history of who you are and how you came to be It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of our species bir

The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Uncovering Secrets, Reuniting Relatives, and Upending Who We Are

In The Lost Family, journalist Libby Copeland investigates what happens when we embark on a vast social experiment with little understanding of the ramifications She explores the culture of genealogy buffs, the science of DNA, and the business of companies like Ancestry and 23andMe, all while traci

Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

n The author of the best selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that explains how the incredible diversity of life on our planet came to be n n nOver billions o

Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze ancient DNA as never before, and it has become clear in part from David Reich s own contributions to the field that genomics is as important a means of understanding the human past as archeology, linguistics, and the wri

Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures

Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting edge genetic labs of Harvard University A group of young scientists, under the guidance of Dr George Church, the most brilliant geneticist of our time, works to make fantasy reality by seque