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How reliable is personal DNA testing?

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Date: 2010-09-18 18:07:55

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Thank You, Walgreens, for Nixing That Off-the-Shelf DNA Test | BNET

After some prodding from the FDA, Walgreens (WAG) will not sell a spit-and-send DNA test that assesses a person’s chances of becoming obese, developing psoriasis, going blind, or having a baby with cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs and other genetic disorders. The move snuffs out the national freakout that would have occurred had this product gotten onto store shelves. Usually, it’s good for consumers to have access to cheap, reliable medical devices that give them more information about their health. (If you’ve ever gotten one of those bills from Quest Diagnostics or another test lab, [more...]

Date: 2010-05-13 14:50:12


Can You Cheat In DNA Paternity Test?

DNA Paternity Test is the recent most widely used method of confirming a biological relationship of a supposed father to a child. There are two ways to perform the said test: 1. Court Admissible Test. This is a collection of samples and is performed through a controlled chain-of-custody procedure with a third party to act as a witness and verify the authenticity of the samples. Obviously this is a cheat proof system if a neutral and qualified third party witness is considered. 2. At-Home DNA Paternity Test. DNA Testing kit is usually sent at home and the person involved is responsible for [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 21:15:29


DefrostingColdCases.com » Blog Archive » FBI's forensic DNA case load…

The FBI’s forensic DNA case load is so backlogged that it would take two years to complete – even without any new cases added, according to a new report released by the Department of Justices’ inspector general.More than 3,200 backlogged DNA cases are still awaiting analysis as of March, and the number is growing. DNA analysis is a lengthy process, and it can take up to 600 days for FBI labs to provide testing results.According to the report, missing persons cases represent the biggest portion of backlogged cases, The average time that it takes the FBI Laboratory to provide DNA testing [more...]

Date: 2010-08-10 01:22:10


Flash News Today – Online News Magazine » The thrills and spills ...

Further, candidates must clear the MMPE (Merchant Marine Personality Evaluation) test prior to admission. This is a psychological screening test conducted at approved centres, on behalf of DG Shipping, in order to confirm that the candidate can successfully face the challenging career at sea. The test evaluates factors such as adaptability, emotional strength, frustration tolerance level, tendency towards anger and aggression, anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Salary and perks are attractive for all cadres. Food, accommodation, and medical treatment are totally free. Those who work in [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 05:17:21


The Good Person Test: “Have you ever told a lie? No matter how ...

One, wrapped up in their definition of “lie”, seems to be that any misrepresentation, no matter how minor or trivial, makes you a liar. Except that this is only the case for grade school children—and even they quickly forget the slight of being told something that was untrue. Why? Because the social animals that we are carefully shape our speech in order to communicate our boundaries. Only a person who is consistently dishonest (pathological), inflicts injury with dishonesty, or commits fraud gets to wear the label “liar.” This is because everyone knows full well that the thresholds [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 15:00:36


16pf Personality Test

16pf Personality Test The 16PF Fifth Edition technical manual. Champaign, IL: Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc. Russell, M.T., & Karol, D. (2002). Posted by Tom, admin iq test scores, under category : information, iq test, 16pf Personality Test. source : [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 21:00:03


Technology Review: A Genetic Christmas Story

Some people may have received an unusual gift this holiday season: an ancestry testing kit that uses a small swab of DNA to shed light on near and ancient family history. It sounds, at first, like a novelty item. But the kit may provide long-term assistance to scientists who are hoping to track the history of the human race. In one project, spearheaded by National Geographic Society and IBM, participants buy a kit for $99.95, scrape some skin cells from the inside of their cheek, and send the samples in for analysis. Once the DNA is processed, participants learn their haplogroup -- the [more...]

Date: 2005-12-27 00:00:00


Out Citys – Prenatal Testing: Divining the Future

Most recently the incredible advances in genetic testing have extended this power. Genetic and prenatal tests can now determine likelihood that a child will be born with a birth defect, chromosome abnormalities, genetic diseases and other conditions, such as spina bifida, cleft palate, Tay Sachs disease, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, and fragile x syndrome. Pregnant parents who undergo prenatal testing are then at a major decision making crossroads, if doctors or genetic testers inform them that a child is predisposed to such conditions. Should they view this as a [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 15:40:26


DUI BLOG: How Body Temperature Changes Breathalyzer Results

As I have said in earlier posts, law enforcement investigation techniques depend largely upon the fictitious premise that all humans are physiologically identical (see “Convicting the Average DUI Suspect"). Without that presumption, field sobriety and breath alcohol tests would not be possible. I have previously discussed many examples of physiological differences — from person to person and within one person from moment to moment — which will directly alter breath or blood alcohol testing (see, for example, “Diabetes and the Counterfeit DUI”, “GERD, Acid Reflux and False [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 14:02:59


Baby DNA test: Who is the father? Part II

A baby DNA test is one means of establishing with certainty who the daddy of the unborn child is. One can of course choose to wait till after the child is born although it is important to know that this is not necessary as a paternity test can be conclusively carried out while the mother is still pregnant. How is the Baby DNA testing done? There are two main methods through which the unborn baby’s DNA can be sampled. Amniocentesis: this is carried out anywhere between week 14 and week 20 of the pregnancy and is normally done as a routine procedure to locate abnormalities in the chromosomes. [more...]

Date: 2010-09-02 10:47:14


Putting Your Personality to Work: Business Collaboration News «

Companies spend a fortune putting people through Myers-Briggs, 360-degree feedback and predictive indexing — in the hope of finding the silver bullet that will alleviate the inevitable clashes that arise in work. Web workers who are telecommuters have to try even harder to reach out to co-workers and clients. Without that on-going on-site “face and feel,” we can become as ephemeral as avatars to those we most deal with in work. Add to that personality conflict, and reaching out can become a truly loathsome chore. The book The Personality Code is meant for people like us. It includes [more...]

Date: 2007-08-07 13:00:15


personality tests - Automation Blog of Kollewin - News, articles ...

Welcome to Personality Type! Best selling authors and leading experts Paul Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger's comprehensive resource for using Personality Type and the Myers-Briggs Type . -> Your Personality Net Take a quiz to learn about your personality and relationship style. Multiple questionnaires test your attractions, attachment hierarchy, and the links between . -> Jung Typology Test - HumanMetrics Based on the Jung-Myers-Briggs typological approach to personality. Receive a description of your personality type and a list of occupations most suitable for it. -> [more...]

Date: 2010-10-06 07:42:24


Child Support and Paternity Testing

In the last mentioned case, the person claiming child-support is the one who needs to show proof-of-paternity; while in the previous example, the one who needs to prove a relationship with the child is the one desiring custody. While “reasonable” expectations and common law have traditionally been relied upon, a solid punch has been landed to the stomach of common practices for paternity claims acceptance by the science that backs up DNA testing. Currently, a growing amount of stunned fathers are facing the surprising reality that one, if not more, of the children they believed were [more...]

Date: 2010-09-27 14:54:54


Cool-O-Rama » Personality Test For Gamers

(Post by nerdbastards contributor Nick Bungay- Twitter @NickBungay) We’ve all taken a test at one point or another: in school, in relationships (the scary ones), and in a video game, but, have you tested what kind of gamer you are? Similar to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, devised based on theories by Carl Jung and created by International Hobo, the test determines what kind of gamer you really are. Based on how the individual takes on challanges within a gaming enviroment, and can result in you seeing just why you play the games you do. The test may seem like it’s a little annoying to [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 03:52:41


Increasing FDA attention to genetic testing may “stifle innovation”

In a new commentary article Jennifer Wagner from the Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy at Duke University notes that further development – and success – of genetic testing requires “everyone – legislators, bioethicists, geneticists, and others – to be on a level playing field”. The commentary, published in The American Journal of Human Genetics addresses the wider topic of genetic testing, but has implications for nutrigenomics/nutrigenetic tests that are already commercially available. Nutrigenomics is defined as how food and ingested nutrients influence the genome [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 09:00:00


Child Support and Paternity Testing » Child Support Law

Although “reasonable” expectations and common law have always been proud of having a solid blow was landed in the stomach, paternity claims common practices accepted by the scientific community that DNA tests back. Currently, a growing number of fathers are surprised by the fact that a surprising, if not more children, they believed, they are not biologically real. Surprising revelations of this kind often bring a degree of psychological trauma that many men are not prepared to handle an extremely high number of cases that alleged the man, the father discovered, in addition to all, [more...]

Date: 2010-09-04 02:24:57


Online Fashion » Psychometric Testing- A Necessity For Modern ...

Psychometric tests have been used since the early part of the 20th century. They were originally developed for use in educational psychology. These days, outside of education, psychometric testing has taken an entry into the business world, mostly used in the recruitment or selection process, development, training, performance management or rewards. Psychometric tests are a way of assessing a person’s ability or personality in a measured and structured way. They are used to measure the individual differences such as ability, aptitude, interests, personality and other aspects. Psychometric [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 16:31:52


University of California - UC Newsroom | State order alters DNA ...

In July, incoming students received a packet of information about the DNA testing program, a saliva kit, an anonymous bar code to attach to the sample, and a consent form authorizing the campus to test for three gene variants that would reveal aspects of how an individual metabolizes milk, alcohol and vitamin B9 (folic acid). The campus has scheduled a series of lectures, panel discussions and class sessions - which will go on as planned - around the subject of genetic testing. "Of the three million genetic differences that distinguish any two people, we are testing only three common [more...]

Date: 2010-08-12 16:00:00


Methods Use To Perform DNA Paternity Test | Daily Health Care Tips

At-Home DNA Paternity Test DNA Testing kit is sent at home and the person accounts for collecting his own sample. This nature of collection gives an opportunity to cheat on the test by submitting someone else’s sample which will unexpectedly lead to a negative result. This kind of test however is not admissible in court and is usually administered out of plain curiosity. The accuracy of the DNA Paternity Test is normally established if administered by an accredited and experienced DNA Testing Laboratory. It can actually provide a probability of paternity in excess of 99.99% or alternatively [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 20:06:12


Week of Winners Giveaway #6: GeneTree

What do you get when you combine mouth wash, genealogy, and science together in one package? The GeneTree DNA Test Kit* Are you saying, “Huh?” right about now? Well stick with me. When the folks at GeneTree approached me with this giveaway, my response was about the same. I mean, let’s face it–my experience with DNA would be limited to an evening with CSI Miami and Horatio Caine…hmmm…not a bad thought, but not where we’re headed. With the use of a simple mouthwash solution GeneTree will help you discover branches of your ancestry that you may never have know existed. GeneTree [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 06:20:28


At Home Paternity Test Advantages

In order to carry out the verification process, you will get a paternity test within a few days. At home DNA tests moreover confirm new relatives like siblings, indistinguishable twins, grandparents, familial parentage and so on. This test helps the tensed parents to know if they left the hospital with the correct child. These tests are even beneficial to solve child support issues, public well-being problems, espousal issues and a lot of new problems where the proof of father is necessary. You should also remember to check the lab accreditation as it is very essential to know if the lab is [more...]

Date: 2010-08-13 13:12:44


In Search of Enlightenment: Stratified Medicine: The Dawn of a Era ...

For the most part, medicine has been deployed on a "one type fits all" mentality to prevent/treat disease. There are of course exceptions and provisos to this. The age or relative health of a patient is often taken into consideration when deciding which course of treatment will be the most safe and effective for a particular patient. A person's medical history (e.g. adverse reactions to a particular treatment, allergies) or lifestyle (e.g. smoker) is also relevant to determining which specific treatment is best for a patient. But beyond those kinds of considerations, prescribing X to treat [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 20:19:00


DNA Paternity Test is NOT at all Father's Day Gift in India

DNA Paternity Test in India is offering test to needy families and does proper counselling before the test. In past we have done many test free of cost or at discounted price because those family could not afford to pay fee for such test” said Ms. Ritu. Our aim is to help people and to offer the test to right candidates whether it is for peace of mind or legal purpose. DNA Paternity Test India has expanded its client based in Srilanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and to some extent in Middle East. In India DNA Testing is getting popular and most important thing is people are getting confidence [more...]

Date: 2010-08-13 16:10:33


Shankman & Associates: Radon Testing, The Law and YOU...

This is a short and sweet commentary about the most recent RADON Testing Law. During the last legislative session a law was enacted that requires landlords to have their residential buildings tested for radon no later than 2012, with subsequent testing every ten (10) years thereafter. It is not clear from the statute itself, or from the legislative history, whether the phrase “by 2012” is intended to require that the testing be done prior to the commencement of that year, or prior to the end of that year. See Title 14, Section 6030-D of the Maine Revised Statutes.Home testing kits are not [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 13:22:00


Getting Serious About Personal Genomics' Risks

Some aspects of personal genomics (e.g., genetic testing to determine a proper therapeutic treatment) warrant a greater degree of societal intervention than others (e.g., genetic testing to determine geographic ancestry). The challenge is knowing where to draw that line. The risks posed by automobiles, firearms and pharmaceuticals are well-documented whereas, at least for the moment, the risks of personal genomics remain largely hypothetical. In the absence of clear data, the recent trend to deemphasize the benefits of personal genomics while focusing on its risks, and to use those risks as [more...]

Date: 2010-09-08 11:28:44


DNA test reveals village roots | News | News and events

A simple DNA test could pinpoint a person’s geographical roots to within a few miles, a study suggests.Research by the University has shown that genetic testing can accurately predict the origins of rural people, to within five miles of their family’s home.The team says the findings suggest it may soon be possible to detect the rural roots of city dwellers who have ancestors from different parts of the same country.It has been shown previously that there are genetic differences between populations in different countries.For example, it is possible to predict whether someone is from [more...]

Date: 2010-07-05 10:44:20


Software Testing vs. Software Quality Assurance – Career Training ...

Software Testing vs. Software Quality Assurance – Career Training @ Portnov School – 6 Software Testing (Software Quality Assurance) is a unique IT job market niche for those who have limited time frame to change career path to a well paid profession. The profession is easy to learn. Simply put the job of a software tester is in finding and reporting differences between actual behavior of a software product and its expected behavior. The more technical knowledge the person has the more jobs that person could qualify for. But even with very limited technical skills you can test many web [more...]

Date: 2010-10-03 01:07:17


Home DNA Tests: Proposed New rules : : Healthcare News

A set of new rules and guidelines have been put forward by Human Genetics Commission (HGC) to crack down on inaccurate and harmful home do-it-yourself DNA tests freely sold over the internet. Many private companies, based mainly in the US, offer such direct to consumer testing kits that estimate a person’s risk of suffering from diseases like Alzheimer’s or breast cancer, by analyzing the genetic codes. Paternity testing or finding out the identity of the father is another reason as to why these tests are gaining in popularity. The Commission has expressed its reservations about [more...]

Date: 2010-08-31 12:02:53


Date: 2010-09-28 10:58:33


Ugh « devoted 2 distraction

Trying to figure out how to try to de-clutter my mind, I suddenly had a brain wave - to do an online personality test of some kind.  Not a FB test – although for some of those crappy ones, they can be surprisingly accurate for me!  No, I went a bit more highbrow and did one from the Psychologies website.  I will paste the results into a separate post. I posted on FB tonight that I need to channel Wonderwoman at the moment.   I am seriously now wondering if the pain management course is such a good idea when things are so hideously busy at work.  I am beginning to think it may just [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 09:46:40


Paternity Dna Test Officially Requested By The Court Docket For ...

It is specifically true when the dispute deals with the concern of kid custody. If either parent questions the paternity with the child, a court docket has the choice to order a paternity dna test to resolve this. Each the father or the mom can request a court docket officially required paternity test. A great deal of times the mother will request a paternity dna test in order that she can acquire the monetary support that she needs to raise the boy or girl. A father could possibly ask for this facts to ensure he can secure his rights of common visitation. This can be all typical in the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 12:02:01


Home Genetic Testing for Celiac Disease | Gluten Free Help

How does it work? Genetic tests determine how a fraction of a person’s immune system reacts to gluten. On the other hand, in conventional blood tests, only the gluten found in wheat (gliadin) is measured. Gluten-sensitive and celiac people react differently to gluten, however, with a variety of symptoms, such as intestinal difficulties, migraines, mental problems, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue, and psoriasis, just to name a few. DNA testing is the only way to test for gluten intolerance with results that are one-hundred-percent accurate. In the testing process, a test kit is mailed to [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 07:02:16


Pathway Genomics and Walgreens debut OTC DNA testing - Gather News ...

Pathway Genomics will release a personalized DNA testing this Friday. The over-the-counter DNA kits will be sold at Walgreens across the nation. Pathway Genomics is a company out of San Diego that already has home genetic testing kits available.To use the kit, consumers use ‘spit’ to get their results. Supposedly the DNA kit will let you know if you have a genetic risk for Alzheimer’s, diabetes or breast cancer. You can also find out if you might be able to pass on a disorder like cystic fibrosis. The kit at Walgreens will retail between $20-$30.The FDA does not regulate these tests at [more...]

Date: 2010-05-12 04:02:34


Increasing FDA attention to genetic testing may “stifle innovation”

“The FDA explained during public hearings held in July that a ‘genetic test is only subject to FDA oversight if it is a medical device; that is, if it is intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.’ That the FDA takes this position is no surprise, given the constitutional limits to the FDA’s authority under the MDA,” wrote Wagner. “But what about the genetic and genomic tests not intended for such health-related purposes?” she asks. Also, how can the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 09:00:00


What is a DNA Test? | CheapDNATest.org

One question on numerous people’s minds when they appearance into paternity testing is how exact the paternity test procedure results are. No dna testing procedure can actually be 100% accurate but how exact can you assume your … Publish Date: 09/17/2010 19:43 http://timelessweddingspeeches.com/maidofhonorblog/2010/09/18/just-how-accurate-are-dna-paternity-test-final-results-anyway/ Genealogy DNA Testing: What’s it All About? With genealogy DNA testing, a person or family can trace back their heritage or lineage to who their ancestors were and where they came from. The way this is [more...]

Date: 2010-09-18 19:44:55


personality test: business..

owning a large sum of money, you decided to start up a restaurant. which of these would you choose to paint your restaurant with? A. coffee, wood color B. golden, yellowish color C. pinkish color scroll down for the explanations. are you an idealist or realist? A. coffee, wood color though you have many fantasies, you are quite practical. you are smart n hardworking. your fantasy tend to draw you further away from success, but fortunately you managed to step back in during the very last minute. at work, you are an idealist. you fantasized receiving affirmation, but when you are actually [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 21:00:00


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Major breakthroughs in DNA research and the mapping of the human genome have allo scientists to learn more about what each persons strengths home testing kits and weaknesses are based on our unique DNA. Basically, it is a guessing game when we sebastian out hundreds of dollars a month on supplements. But now I know that I need to always be aware of that. home test for pregnancy Within 2 weeks of taking my custom supplements I noticed my sleeping patterns had preventing substance abuse improved dramatically. It is a fact that every human on the planet is different and their DNA proves it. The [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 04:57:25


Who's Concerned About Celiac? | Pregnancy Info Center

The Blood Test cost can vary from $50 to $250 depending on just how much of the panel gets screened plus if Celiac DNA tests were added on the Celiac Blood Test. The Dermatitis Herpetiformis bloodstream test is performed by testing the blood for anti-gliadin, anti-reticulin and anti-endomysial antibodies which can cover much more ground in locating auto antibodies. Treatment from both Celiac Disease and DH is gluten-free eating habits which may be tough as gluten is in most of all prepared foods. The Crohn’s blood vessels check is dependant on locating unusually higher with blood vessels [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 18:53:01


What's That Mutt: A big surprise in Nanai's family tree

Canine Heritage's Web site explains that "In the Mix" breeds are ones that "that have the least amount of influence on your pet's composition, however, they still appear, at a low and measurable amount, in your pet's DNA." And in Nanai's DNA: English Coonhound and, believe it or not, Bernese Mountain Dog. The hound would explain Nanai's tracking behavior and her baying howl when left alone, and the Bernese Mountain Dog would explain her herding instinct. As for her love of water, well, apparently that's just her own personal quirk! Nanai's DNA-test results certainly prove that a dog who [more...]

Date: 2010-09-20 13:40:02


Brilinta Removes Need for Genetic Testing but May Increase ...

There was a “slight” increase in major bleeding among patients on Brilinta, but the benefits far outweigh the risks, Wallentin says. A genetic test can tell whether a person is a poor metabolizer of Plavix. But there are real advantages to be able to skip the test, he says. For starters, it costs about $500. Then there’s the time to get the results — it may be a few hours or days, or weeks, Wallentin says. The study was sponsored by AztraZeneca, which makes Brilinta. No price has been set, according to a company spokesperson. American Heart Association spokesman Ray Gibbons, MD, of [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 04:30:09


Test Your Psychological Test - Psychology Games ~ Psychology ...

Test Your Psychological Test - Psychology Games Friday, October 1, 2010 In This Test you will be asked several Questions, think carefully before ansering :D. When the tests is done, you will find out what it all means, The Questions : You are walking in the woods, but you are not alone. Who are you walking with? You Walk alone and come across the animal. What type of animal is it? What type of action take place between you and the animal? You Enter a clearing and before you is your dream house, describe its size. Is your house surrounded by fence (If so, not just for decoration purpose) You [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 11:15:09


Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests - Chicago ...

The FDA first signaled a possible shift in direction after another firm, Pathway Genomics, last month moved to sell genetic test kits through Walgreens drugstores. The plan was quickly shelved, but a high-profile congressional committee launched its own investigation. The tests prompting attention are not the highly specialized DNA scans ordered by physicians. Instead, these consumer-oriented offerings evaluate an individual's risk of developing various illnesses or responding variably to different medications, based on test findings. That is problematic because most of the genetic [more...]

Date: 2010-06-15 01:08:00


Free Aptitude Testing | IQ Test Scores > Free IQ Test

Free Aptitude Testing Offers Online educational testing software products such as business personality test, career assessment test, child IQ test, Mensa IQ test, career profile, sales training and … Posted by Tom, admin iq test scores, under category : information, iq test, Free Aptitude Testing. source : [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 21:00:07


JobGo Revolutionises The Job Market - Or Does It? - ArcticStartup

These CVs can include video presentations, results from a psychometric work personality test as well as bookmarking interesting companies they wish to work with. On top of the features they have in their service, JobGo has built in an incentive model where people are able to become job agents. These agents are able to both invite people to the service, but also recommend jobs to their friends in return for financial compensation (if the person is chosen to the job). The bonus will be 10% of the recruiting price, ie. one month's salary. While Talentor Group has surely worked out a lot of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 07:00:00


Personality Disorder Test - Project Reality Forums

Disorder | Rating Paranoid: Low Schizoid: Moderate Schizotypal: Moderate Antisocial: Low Borderline: Low Histrionic: Low Narcissistic: Low Avoidant: Low Dependent: Low Obsessive-Compulsive: Low Symptoms of Schizoid Personality Disorder: Weak interpersonal skills - Sometimes Difficulty expressing anger, even when provoked - Yes "Loner" mentality; avoidance of social situations - Sometimes Appear to others as remote, aloof, and unengaged - No Low sexual desire - Hell no Unresponsive to praise or criticism - Sometimes Symptoms of Schizotypal Personality Disorder: Odd or [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 23:22:50


Uh-Oh: Google Develops Self-Driving Vehicles - Geekologie

Google, a company best known for originally being named Booble, has been secretly developing self-driving vehicles behind our backs. Also, testing them on the roads of California without warning. Pull over, you're under arres....WTF!? Google announced Sunday that it has developed cars that drive themselves automatically in traffic, and that it has been testing them on the streets of California for months. Each car is manned during the tests. One person sits in the driver's seat, ready to take control of the vehicle instantly by grabbing the wheel or touch the brake should something go wrong [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 17:15:28


DNA Testing- The Process_9585

DNA testing, accordingly, is the scientific process and technique employed to competently identify individuals through their respective DNA features. This is also known in this field by other terms, such as DNA profiling, DNA typing,Nike TN Requin, or genetic fingerprinting. DNA profiles are encrypted sets of numbers that reflect the genetic makeup of a person. This can be used to identify and verify that person accurately. In this technique,mercurial glide, it uses repeat sequences which scientists describe as highly variable. These are what are known technically in this field as the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 11:03:33


NEW: Berkeley DNA plan draws ethics concerns

That could represent a conflict of interest for the professors, who are involved in personal private ventures in genetic testing and personalized medicine. Direct-to-consumer genetics products, now being offered by private firms such as 23 And Me, have raised a number of issues.  For $499, you can have your DNA analyzed, which will tell you how likely you are to contract certain diseases.   However, many federal agencies object to the procedure, saying that it is still in its infancy and has not proven reliable.  The FDA does not sanction genetic testing.  The American Medical [more...]

Date: 2010-08-11 21:27:35


FC Twente striker Theo Janssen admits their Champions League date ...

Red-hot Dutchman Theo Janssen insists his FC Twente side are facing their toughest test of the season, despite Tottenham's injury woes.The midfielder scored both goals in his club's 2-2 draw with Ajax at the weekend to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.Janssen also smashed a sensational free-kick against Champions League holders Inter Milan two weeks ago and is widely believed to be the most in-form player in Dutch football.But he said last night: "Spurs was fourth last season and that shows you are a quality team. " They've also added Rafael van der Vaart."They will be extremely [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 22:00:04



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