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Are you wanting to learn more about dna ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best dna podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best DNA Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Everything’s Relative with Eve Sturges

  • Publisher: Campfire Media
  • Total Episodes: 45

With heart and humor, Eve Sturges explores the modern landscape of DNA testing after a single phone call turns her world upside down. By talking with others who have had “DNA discoveries,” Eve hopes to change the conversation around secrets, shame, family, and identity.

Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court

  • Publisher: MGM Studios, Inc., and Audio Up, Inc.
  • Total Episodes: 228

She’s the judge, the DNA’s the jury! Daytime Emmy-award-winning court show, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court – is now available as a podcast! Every episode, Judge Lauren Lake settles shocking paternity mysteries with unquestionable DNA results. Tune in every weekday for shocking DNA reveals, and Lauren’s trademark brand of brutal honesty and wisdom, on Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court!

Suddenly Family – DNA Discoveries with Samuel Burke

  • Publisher: CNN Philippines
  • Total Episodes: 11

Listen in as families try to solve their mystery DNA and put their lives back together after a simple swab of the cheek robs them of everything they thought was true. Inspired by three astonishing DNA results in his own life, Emmy-winning journalist and author Samuel Burke delves into the unexpected and sometimes dark side of at-home DNA testing.

Genetics Unzipped

  • Publisher: The Genetics Society
  • Total Episodes: 89

From Mendel’s peas to personal genome sequencing, Genetics Unzipped brings you stories from the world of genes, genomes and DNA. In association with The Genetics Society.

Sex, Lies & The Truth

  • Publisher: Couch Genes
  • Total Episodes: 27

A therapist and genealogical investigator narrate interviews with real people about their experiences with shocking DNA revelations like paternity fraud, Non-Paternal Events (NPE), donor conceptions and adoptions, whether discovered by a commercial DNA test or a known disclosure. Using a blend of humor, education and awe, these two friends make sense of one of the fastest growing segments of popular culture – the surprise DNA discovery. Hosted by Christina Bryan Fitzgibbons and Jodi Klugman-Rabb.

The DNA Airwaves

  • Publisher: The DNA Project
  • Total Episodes: 50

A weekly podcast that delivers engaging discussions and insights on life, love and music by some of Canada’s top minds in entertainment and business. Engaging with our local community and the music we love; because it’s in our DNA! Follow us!

American Innovations

  • Publisher: Wondery
  • Total Episodes: 143

DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments.Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. From Wondery, the network behind Business Wars, American History Tellers, and Dirty John.

Resilient Retail

  • Publisher: Shopify
  • Total Episodes: 77

Retail business owners have resilience in their DNA. From real stories of struggle and breakthrough to the insights your retail business needs right now, find inspiration, take action, and make your business future-proof.

The Real DNA Podcast

  • Publisher: TheRealDNA
  • Total Episodes: 36

Former tennis professional, current sports broadcaster, and social influencer Daniela Hantuchova interviews guests that inspire her from the world of sports, entertainment, and culture. Daniela pursues their life stories, and what their real DNA is all about.

Device & Virtue

  • Publisher: Chris Ridgeway & Adam Graber
  • Total Episodes: 45

Chris & Adam argue about life in a techified world—from iPhones to DNA tests—and if Christians have a third-way.

Presence. Power. Purpose. | MH Church

  • Publisher: Messiah’s House
  • Total Episodes: 160

Presence. Power. Purpose. This is the DNA of Messiah’s House. We pray God will bring his presence into your life in a powerful way through this podcast.

Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action

  • Publisher: Vanderbilt Health
  • Total Episodes: 11

Uncover the big ideas and breakthroughs in COVID-19, neurosurgery, vaccine research, imposter syndrome and more that shape our everyday lives. Take a journey with world-renowned scientists and researchers from Vanderbilt Health. The drive to discover, care, learn and share is in our DNA. It defines who we are, just as your DNA defines you. Let your inner nerd rejoice as you #ListenDNA.

The Future of X

  • Publisher: OZY
  • Total Episodes: 15

The new and the next is in OZY’s DNA. In our newest podcast, The Future of X, OZY fast-forwards 50 years to explore the industries and domains that will shape our world, and some of the dreamers doing the shaping. In our first season, we explored healthcare in 2069. Next up? The future of the workplace.

Working Interferences Dental Podcast

  • Publisher: Lance Timmerman DMD Joshua Austin DDS
  • Total Episodes: 184

A dental podcast for the AVERAGE dentist. No question is too controversial for Joshua Austin DDS and Lance Timmerman DMD. Questions are NOT “best bonding agent” or “best impression material.” You know, like “can I harm my assistant for being annoying?”, or “how much oral sex is too much after gum grafts?” or even, “Will my DNA be altered by getting a bone graft from cadaver bone?” The information that ALL dentists need. Where we coined the term “Bukkake Honor Circle”

Small Town Big Crime

  • Publisher: Rachel Ryan, Jaclyn Piermarini, Courteney Stuart
  • Total Episodes: 17

A beloved couple brutally murdered in their home. Their daughter’s boyfriend, Jens Soering, confessed to the crime and was sentenced to life in prison. But decades later, DNA evidence tells a different story. So who really killed Derek and Nancy Haysom and why?

SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

  • Publisher: SAPIENS.org
  • Total Episodes: 34

What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and SAPIENS.org Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe to help us uncover what makes us human. Subscribe now to learn more. The SAPIENS podcast is supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and produced by House of Pod.

Becoming Unrivalled

  • Publisher: Mac Rundle | Unrivalled Being
  • Total Episodes: 62

The Peak Performance podcast where you learn the most effective ways you can bring out your best Health, Vitality, and Longevity brought to you by Unrivalled Being. You’ll discover how your unique DNA and the latest evidence-based science can help you reach your fullest potential. Listen to each of the episodes, understand more about how your unique DNA works, and receive the action steps you need to take for you to experience world-class results that will last you a lifetime.


  • Publisher: AbJack Entertainment
  • Total Episodes: 17

We all hear stories almost daily now about cold cases being solved by investigative genetic genealogy. This new crime-solving tool answers the “who” question about these often decades-old crimes…. but what about the why? This podcast will look at crimes solved by genetic genealogy, and examine the connection – if any – between the victim and the killer, and why the crime occurred. Each case is unique, and has its own story behind the headline. Join us for DNA: ID. New episodes will come out every other week on Mondays.

WTOP’s American Nightmare Series

  • Publisher: WTOP | Hubbard Radio
  • Total Episodes: 29

“WTOP’s American Nightmare Series” is a podcast covering true crime stories in the Washington D.C. region. Season 2, “Murder in a Safe Place,” debuts Feb 22. The podcast investigates the vicious rape and murder of 50-year-old nurse Sherry Crandell inside the DC-area hospital where she worked. Her murder has mystified not only the police, but her family and the community for the past two decades. Police have DNA evidence and fingerprints – even a witness to the attack – but no suspect. In “Murder in a Safe Place,” veteran DC reporter Paul Wagner tells a story that, by the final episode, will have you thinking there may be a chance for justice after all. Season One, “22 Hours: An American Nightmare,” hosted by WTOP award-winning reporters Megan Cloherty and Jack Moore was named the No. 2 Podcast of the Year by The Associated Press and was listed among Apple Podcasts’ Most Popular New Shows of 2019. “22 Hours: An American Nightmare” chronicles the case that became known nationwide as the “DC Mansion Murders” – the horrific killing of a DC power couple, their 10-year-old son, and housekeeper – in a way no one has covered it before.

The Lawyer’s Daughter | The Golden State Killer

  • Publisher: Jennifer Carole
  • Total Episodes: 71

I’m Jennifer Carole and I am the Lawyer’s Daughter. My dad (a lawyer) and my stepmom were murdered in March 1980 in Ventura, California. Through cold case detective work and DNA, our crime was linked to the notorious Golden State Killer. The pod includes real-time reporting and memories. I’ll podcast during his preliminary trial in May 2020. It’s just me so I’ll be using a live, radio-style of podcasting. Feedback always welcome! PS: the blog is LawyersDaughter.com.

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