While it hasn't officially said it's sorry, the Church of England confirmed that it owes Charles Darwin an apology for misunderstanding his theory of evolution, says an article in the Guardian. While Darwin struggled to keep his faith (which he eventually lost completely), his theory of evolution put him at odds with the church.

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Polygamy amplified a rare genetic disease in area near Arizona-Utah border, BBC Future reports.

Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

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