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Almost half of us cry at work, sad survey finds

Need a tissue? Join the club. The number of people who have cried at work is surprisingly high: 45%. The oddly comforting figure was highlighted in September’s Harper’s Index, the magazine’s list of telling statistics, presented without commentary. However, as many of us know, the concept of having a total and utter breakdown at your… Read More »

Ancestry firms have DNA on 26 million people; researchers can analyze almost everyone's data

More than 26 million people — more people than in all of Australia — have shared their DNA with one of the four leading ancestry and health databases, allowing researchers to extrapolate data on virtually all Americans and raising some serious privacy concerns, according to the MIT Technology Review.