In the June 23 SN: Emmy Noether gets her due, the 411 on ancestry testing, bonobo birthing buddies, a mysterious neutrino surplus, the oldest known lizard fossil, genetic genealogy in police work, Pluto’s dunes and more.
PRECIOUS TIME Investigations that equip volunteers with smartphones indicate that suicidal thoughts fluctuate in signature ways over just a few hours. Closer scrutiny of these thinking patterns may lead to advances in suicide prevention.
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FAMILY FINDER Science News reporter Tina Hesman Saey tried out several consumer genetic testing companies to learn more about her ancestry.
FINDING FAMILY DNA testing helped Michael Douglas find his biological family in southern Maryland and his Irish roots.