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Our DNA is 99.9% the same as the person next to us — and we’re surprisingly similar to a lot of other living things

Our bodies have 3 billion genetic building blocks, or base pairs, that make us who we are. And only a tiny amount are unique to us.

German police found nearly a half-ton of cocaine hidden in bananas

Police in western Germany came across 850 pounds of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas that had arrived from South America.
Spanish police and customs officials guard a shipment of cocaine seized at the port of Algeciras, April 25, 2018.

Spanish police made their largest bust of cocaine ever — hidden in a shipment of bananas

It was the largest quantity of cocaine seized by Spanish police and the largest quantity found in a single shipping container in Europe.

Alleged smugglers got caught trying to hide cocaine in fake bananas

The two arrests come months after Spanish authorities seized 37.5 pounds of cocaine — nearly half of it hidden in fake bananas made of resin.

NSA hackers love naming things after bananas

From "Epic Banana" to "Banana Liar," they certainly have some creative names for their tools and operations.

A group of scientists plans to pay young women $900 to eat genetically modified bananas

GMO opponents claim the researchers have not been transparent about the trial or its possible risks.