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Paternity Dna Test Officially Required By The Court For Child Custody

CT required paternity tests or DNA testing could be emotionally draining on all parties concerned in disputes over paternity. This really is especially true when the dispute deals with the concern of little one custody. If either parent questions the paternity from the little one, a court has the alternative to order a paternity test to resolve this. Both the father or the mother can request a court required paternity test. A great deal of instances the mother will request a paternity test to ensure that she can achieve the fiscal support that she needs to raise the little one. A father might [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 19:27:58

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Science News for Kids: Feature: Scientist Profile: Wally Gilbert

You've won a Lasker Award and a Nobel Prize for your research on sequencing DNA, basically figuring out the order of the letters in this very long word. How does that method work? Fred Sanger in England invented one method, and I invented another with my collaborator, Allan Maxam. The very first piece of DNA we deciphered was only 20 groups long. It took us two years to work out the order of those groups. A typical gene in our body is some ten thousand groups long, so you couldn't possibly work out the entire order of groups for a gene. Then suddenly we discovered a simple way of doing it. It [more...]

Date: 2010-03-31 04:00:00


The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey

A very nice book if one is interested in understanding how DNA analysis is being used to trace human migration and from where it started. Would like more substance. There is no in-depth explanation of mitochondrial DNA dating, Y-chromosome dating, etc. More red meat than Seven Daughters of Eve for sure! Does this book have. Interesting. I thought it was a good book- and being a molecular biologist who is familiar with the worlds advanced knowledge of genetics, I am quite comfortable with my African origins and the obvious fact that we (meaning all races) are all extremely similar. Fascinating [more...]

Date: 2010-05-23 10:41:42


Genetic Testing at Walgreens – the First Wave of Personalized ...

Soon you may be able to buy genetic testing kits at your local Walgreens, Pathway Genomics announced this week. The kits include directions on how to send a sample of your saliva back to the company for testing. The initial products will include “individualized Genetic Insight™ Report for Drug Response ($79), Pre-Pregnancy Planning ($179), Health Conditions ($179) or a combination of all three ($249)” according to the company. Are these kits reliable? What do you do with the information? The reliability of such tests depends upon the depth of understanding of our genetic “blueprint” [more...]

Date: 2010-05-14 14:21:42


How the Most Influential Scientists Alive Today Unraveled the ...

DNA has been extensively researched by scientists wishing to further understand the complex way in which life is biochemically formed. DNA contains the genetic information that composes nearly all living organisms. In the early 1950s, molecular biologist James D. Watson led his team of researchers to the ground breaking discovery that DNA is a double-stranded chain, also referred to as a double helix. Using models, he showed how matching nucleotide base pairs from the two DNA strands interlocked to form a double helix. He then showed how the strands separate during replication, and how each [more...]

Date: 2010-09-23 10:31:56


Is It Safe To Have Personal DNA Testing? – Science

This may possibly probably weighing straight down criticisms against exclusive DNA testing. In addition, price of screening will be lowered being a end result of competitors that allow it to be more affordable and less expensive software applications prices for public. It higher that individuals succumb for the solitude problems as screening requirements mass submission of DNA examples in to the database. Certainly, problems these kinds of as mass submission of examples could slow straight down the means of investigation of misdemeanors. As all personnel would make faults – we understand in [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 02:18:56


EMC and VMWare Help Honda with Backup Solutions

DNA Solutions understands customers` needs and the importance of solid data protection, backup and recovery. Together with its partners, EMC and VMWare DNA Solutions has implemented such solutions, addressing the customers` needs and providing a reliable environment for any type and quantity of information. Travianet Completes Implementantion of Workforce Management Solution from Verint Verint Systems Inc. announced that Germany-based travianet GmbH, a leading provider of travel booking and fulfillment services, ... Read more Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Arch Rock Cisco announced [more...]

Date: 2010-08-26 13:52:08


Chimp vs Human DNA- The “Ninety-Eight Percent” Myth

As we enter the month of August, it’s time once again for students to head back to school.  That being the case, there’s a good chance that in science classes all across the country, as teachers cover the topic of evolution, sooner or later they will make mention of the “98 percent similarity” between human DNA and chimpanzee DNA, thus implying common ancestry.  Over the past several years, this idea of 98 percent similarity has been repeated so many times that it is now widely accepted by most people as a “scientific fact.”  But is that really the case? To begin with, it’s [more...]

Date: 2010-08-09 15:00:39


Test Your DNA as Part of National Geographic and IBM's Unique ...

Test Your DNA as Part of National Geographic and IBM's Unique Genographic Project When it comes to our roots, most of us think we know where our early ancestors came from – the continent if not the country. Most people have clear ideas on their nationality and they see it as a defining part of themselves and their identity. The Genographic Project, launched by National Geographic, IBM and scientist Dr Spencer Wells, seeks to challenge what we think we know about our very distant past - and our very notions of who we are. Studies of DNA have suggested that all humans today are descended from [more...]

Date: 2009-11-06 13:16:01


genetree.com Affiliates: Learn more about DNA testing

Chances are that you’re traffic won’t completely understand the benefits and uses of the DNA testing kits at GeneTree.com, so make sure that you have the right content on your website to provide them with enough information to help them make the best purchase.  If you don’t have the time to write up some unique content, you can use some of the resources on GeneTree.com to learn more about DNA.  If you want to take things a step further, you can provide your traffic with some of the reviews and success stories when using these DNA-testing kits from GeneTree.com.   If you think your [more...]

Date: 2009-08-21 20:16:17


A step forward in understanding the BRCA2 'cancer gene' « Cancer ...

“Understanding how BRCA2 masterminds the DNA repair kit to prevent tumour formation is a vital step towards developing new treatments for this type of breast cancer.” This discovery is not going to immediately change the way that people with BRCA2-related cancer are treated. But it’s an extremely important finding for cancer and DNA repair researchers around the world, as they work to understand the disease and develop more effective treatments. As we’ve written about before, half the battle in cancer research is developing the tools and techniques to answer vital questions. And now [more...]

Date: 2010-08-27 09:49:03


DNA Testing - Legal DNA Tests DNA Testing Center Paternity Test ...

DNA Identity Testing Center is a leading provider for Legal DNA Test, Legal DNA paternity testing, Immigration DNA Testing, Infidelity Detection and DNA testing services. Incoming freshmen at UC Berkeley will receive a cotton swab kit in the mail to participate in voluntary DNA testing as university-wide project. This will be the first mass genetic testing by a university looking for three specific genes as following: 1- Ability to break down alcohol 2- Difficulty to digesting dairy products 3- Regulating body’s ability to absorb the vitamins contained in green, leafy vegetables Despite the [more...]

Date: 2010-09-13 17:51:00


UC Berkeley Modifies Freshmen DNA Testing Project

August 13, 2010 "Bring Your Genes to Cal", a genetic testing project by the University of California Berkeley, was meant to be an educational tool for incoming freshmen on personalized medicine, but has turned into education for the university on the politics and policy of medical testing, reported SF Gate. The project is part of an annual exercise in which the university involves new students in a common educational experience. This year's theme was personalized medicine. The Chronicle of Higher Education added that Mark Schlissel, dean of biological sciences, said he hoped the [more...]

Date: 2010-08-13 00:00:01


The Structure of the DNA Molecule

Working with nucleotide models made of wire, Watson and Crick attempted to put together the puzzle of DNA structure in such a way that their model would account for the variety of facts that they knew described the molecule. Once satisfied with their model, they published their hypothesis, entitled “Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid” in the British journal Nature (April 25, 1953. volume 171:737-738.) It is interesting to note that this paper has been cited over 800 times since its first appearance! Here are their words: “…This (DNA) [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 22:15:45


Chemistry World blog » Chemistry that can change the world

After the Economist questioned the value of chemistry last week, today I read with keen interest seeking chemistry in the special article in New Scientist titled ‘50 ideas to change science forever’. Although they have only released 25 ideas in the current issue, I could find at least 10 ideas which were either all chemistry or had a heavy connection to chemistry. Here’s my list: Artificial cells: It’s the basic chemistry between the various cellular matter that will reveal how modern biology evolved. (See Chemistry World articles here, here, here) Artificial enzymes: Large efforts [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 15:17:56


In Cancer, One Ring To Rule Them All

Imagine that a machine draws your blood, screens it for genetic mutations and chemical variations that can cause cancer, and then pops out a drug tailor-made for your DNA. The hypothetical drug would target and fix the point irregularities which have accumulated over time that can lead to the formation of tumors — and cancer. "Personalized cancer drug delivery? Depending on the approach, it could be as soon as 10 to 15 years away," says Viterbi professor Andrea Armani , an assistant professor of the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. Armani has received [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 06:00:00


Is DNA Testing in America Today Reliable?

DNA is acquaint with in practically all section of not solitary the being group except in entirely source of revenue things. The DNA is stored in the nucleus, which is regarded in the function of the understanding concentrate of the cell, in addition to proviso all DNA were threadbare commencing its spaghetti comparable makeup it would stand up near so far above the ground being a man. DNA is time and again referred headed for in the same way as the molecule of heredity, what this DNA is liable representing the genetic reproduction of a large amount inherited traits. This is why DNA testing [more...]

Date: 2010-10-09 07:08:15


Bioinformatics Programmers Require For Scigenom Labs Pvt Ltd /M.Sc ...

We conduct research work aimed at understanding the role of DNA sequence variation in human health and disease. Our state of the art DNA sequencing laboratory providing Sanger sequencing, analysis and genotyping service to research institutions, investigators and laboratories worldwide. Name of the Position : Bioinformatics Programmers Number of Opening : one Name of the Institute : Scigenom Labs Pvt Ltd Functional Area :Application Programming, Maintenance Experience: 1 - 5 Years Location:Ernakulam / Kochi/ Cochin Desired Candidate Profile : The person in this position should have good [more...]

Date: 2010-08-31 18:47:29


The Journey of Man

DNA based human migration. A very nice book if one is interested in understanding how DNA analysis is being used to trace human migration and from where it started. Couldn't put it down. .. The Y Chromosome Chips In. Spencer Wells has penned a welcome addition to the genetic history of humankind. Fascinating topic. I would recommend the book especially for those who want to delve deeper into the topic after watching the PBS documentary with the same name. THIS WILL BLOW YOUR MIND! This book is a companion to the amazing documentary that was on PBS a month ago. Required Reading. This is one [more...]

Date: 2010-05-21 23:07:23


Free DNA Testing to students at UC Berkeley

Despite the recent headlines for home DNA test designed for paternity and relationship analysis, people behind the university effort beleieve this should yield some exciting results. Jasper Rine, professor of genetics at the university and the faculty member who is leading the project said " this is an educational project, not a research project". Once the samples are returned, they will be sent to the private laboratory for testing and the reults will be available in about one week. Participant must attend Rine's public lecture on September 13 in order to get their results. The program will [more...]

Date: 2010-09-16 14:56:00


Do the DNA Results Support the Story?

The Essential Guide to Tracing Your Family and Trace Your Roots With DNA. Megan confirmed my initial thoughts and suggested that I have one of mom’s cousins and another descendant of the suspected line tested to confirm the results, etc. Hopefully testing one or two of mom’s surviving first cousins won’t be an issue but I will have to wait until the next big sale before I can do that. Testing another descendant of the suspected line is a problem since I currently know of no other descendants outside my great grandmother Fannie's branch of the tree. You are probably wondering how mom [more...]

Date: 2010-08-19 05:02:00


Searching for cellular switches

As he “engaged science further” as an undergraduate at the University of California, San Diego, he began to appreciate how those basic atoms and molecules came together to create the building blocks of life, such as DNA, RNA and the proteins that control the body."Understanding these basic components of life made me want to further explore how biology, chemistry and physics met at a molecular interface within cells," Buchler said. He first chose to focus on physics then directed his studies more toward biology and theory as a doctoral student at the University of Michigan in Ann [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 04:00:00


Please stop trying to convert me – it's getting very tiresome ...

Ideas such as the flat earth, the notion that the sun revolves around our planet or that we were created separately from animals are clearly unsupportable in the light of modern understanding. A quick bit of research around DNA and evolution blows the latter one right out of the water. Once again though, as a skeptic and an atheist all this means is that I do not believe in God – not that I wish any harm to those who do (however much they insult me with claims of arrogance or wickedness etc etc).  No reason to believe When I have no reason to believe and many reasons to disbelieve it would [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 14:34:20


Forensic Fridays Seminar Examines DNA Analysis

Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law’s Forensic Fridays series continues with Forensic DNA Analysis: An Introduction. This seminar is designed to offer prosecuting and defense attorneys, law enforcement officers, judges and others involved in the criminal justice system the opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of the identification value and limitations of DNA evidence.  Among other topics, the speakers will discuss Commonwealth v. Foley, a recent case that resulted in the successful prosecution of a former state trooper for the slaying of a Blairsville dentist. Featured [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 17:45:56


New ligands for plasmid DNA affinity purification

Molecular therapies and vaccines based on purified plasmid DNA (pDNA) are increasingly being established as promising alternatives to medical classical treatments. The expected wide application of these therapies requires the large-scale production and purification of plasmids. Recent years, had witness the development of new methods for plasmid purification, based on aqueous two-phase systems (ATPS) offering additional advantages like technical simplicity and the use of inexpensive equipment and chemicals. This project is going to study the molecular recognition mechanism and binding [more...]

Date: 2010-06-05 13:04:07


KuklasKorner : Hockey

and ends with, “And all I got was this lousy T-shirt” and a Viking helmet and superhero cape awarded for “Warrior of the Game” and “DNA of the Game”, respectfully, that shows his understanding for both keeping guys accountable to themselves and each other, as well as keeping things light in the room. The all-hands-on-deck stick salute to the home crowd after last night’s victory was a wonderful touch as well, noticeably appreciated by the fans that stuck around past the final buzzer and sure to become a favorite tradition for the Lightning faithful in short order. “It’s [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 19:04:59


DNA and Cancer : Understanding The Relationship

DNA and Cancer : Understanding The Relationship The term cancer actually describes over 200 types of illnesses, all with similar characteristics. Every portion of our body is comprised of cells and every cell is made up of 23 pairs of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 07:48:16


Regent St Clinic Birmingham DNA Paternity Testing — Paternity Test UK

We understand that your health is precious, but also that in an increasingly busy world, so is your time. Regent Street Clinic is open 6 days per week from 9am – 7pm weekdays and 9am – 4pm Saturday, to offer Regent St Clinic Birmingham DNA Testing 15 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3AA Tel: 0800 583 3331 We understand that your health is precious, but also that in an increasingly busy world, so is your time. Regent Street Clinic is open 6 days per week from 9am – 7pm weekdays and 9am – 4pm Saturday, to offer healthcare at a time to suit you. We take a holistic approach to [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 19:15:47


Constellation » VEDAS & HUMAN DNA II – RIG-VEDA: ARYAN HOME ...

In order to understand this series, it is imperative to read the following work of Lokamanya Bâl Gangâdhar Tilak THE ARCTIC HOME IN THE VEDAS @ www.vaidilute.com -The Veda is the original WORD the source from which everything else in the world emanated, and as such it cannot but be eternal. Here in brief, are the views entertained by Hindu orthodox theologians, scholars and philosophers in regard to the origin, character and authority of the Vedas; and on comparing them with the results of our investigation, it will be found that Patanjalis and Vyâsas view about the antiquity and the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 09:06:04


Extra tool found in DNA's repair kit

Lesions to bases in DNA are caused by a combination of normal chemical activity within the cell and exposure to radiation and toxins coming from environmental sources including cigarette smoke, grilled foods, and industrial wastes. “Understanding protein-DNA interactions at the atomic level is important because it provides a clear starting point for designing drugs that enhance or disrupt these interactions in very specific ways,” says Brandt Eichman, associate professor of biological sciences at Vanderbilt University. “So it could lead to improved treatments for a variety of diseases, [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 14:58:00


Beyond The Influence That It Has On Individual Lives, The DNA Test ...

While it is important that the paternity test is made by a responsible and accredited body, the ease of purchase- thanks to the internet and over the counter availability, puts it within the reach of most people. On another level, the arrival of the paternity test sees a radical advance in scientific research reaching the popular consciousness. The investigation into DNA was part of a comprehensive project to understand the nature of the human condition. In the past, this had been a matter of abstract and complex philosophy. As science became more powerful, it began to introduce hard [more...]

Date: 2010-08-09 12:15:02


Technology Times Online | Nigeria Police builds DNA laboratory to ...

Superintendent of Police for the Nigeria Police Force, Elias Uzoemeka, said, “we appreciate learning how to use advanced forensic DNA technology from Sorenson Forensics, a highly respected organization among law enforcement agencies worldwide. Today, Nigeria is experiencing economic growth, which enables us to develop advanced law enforcement tools that promote justice and security for our citizens.” Executive Director, Sorenson Forensics, Tim Kupferschmid, said, “we are proud to help educate scientists who will bring forensic DNA technology to Nigeria, the most populous country in [more...]

Date: 2010-06-03 08:19:02


DNA - Genealem's Genetic Genealogy: Family Finder Testing Series ...

Realize that in time, we will work out how best to do this, just as we did when DNA testing for genealogy was first born. We are pioneers again, and sharing ideas is the way to conquer this task. 8. Understand that Family Tree DNA and 23andMe do not have the space to post large chunks of our lineage. Their purpose is to find us matches. I'm only speculating, but the arrangements for sharing lineage on FF (surname lists and/or your GEDCOM) could get tweaked at some point, or we could get more creative with how we use it. For example: List your surnames under SURNAME; give your URL for the [more...]

Date: 2010-06-29 18:34:00


GATE 2011 Syllabus for Biotechnology | GATE 2011 Biotechnology ...

Recombinant DNA Technology: Restriction and modification enzymes; Vectors: plasmid, bacteriophage and other viral vectors, cosmids, Ti plasmid, yeast artificial chromosome; cDNA and genomic DNA library; Gene isolation; Gene cloning; Expression of cloned gene; Transposons and gene targeting; DNA labeling; DNA sequencing; Polymerase chain reactions; DNA fingerprinting; Southern and northern blotting; In-situ hybridization; RAPD; RFLP; Site-directed mutagenesis; Gene transfer technologies; Gene therapy.w w w.w a y 2 f r e s h e r s . c o m Bioinformatics: Major bioinformatics resources (NCBI, [more...]

Date: 2010-09-01 10:17:23


Tech Support Scientist,Bioinformatics (West,Central or Eastern ...

This role will be responsible for troubleshooting PacBio SMRT™ DNA sequencing data employing skills in bioinformatics, data analysis, biological insight and software engineering. • Provide timely technical and application assistance in response to customer inquires. • Resolve bioinformatics issues escalated from Field Applications Specialists or customers. Issues will be received via phone, email, Web and Live Chat. • Contribute to the ongoing development of our product Knowledge Base to capture lessons learned and solutions to cases. • Collaborate with Product Marketing, [more...]

Date: 2010-08-27 16:37:28


Australian Aborigines Were Once Indians - Study

Dr Raghavendra Rao worked with a team of researchers from the Anthropological Survey of India to sequence 966 complete mitochondrial DNA genomes from Indian 'relic populations'. He said, "Mitochondrial DNA is inherited only from the mother and so allows us to accurately trace ancestry. We found certain mutations in the DNA sequences of the Indian tribes we sampled that are specific to Australian Aborigines. This shared ancestry suggests that the Aborigine population migrated to Australia via the so-called 'Southern Route'." The 'Southern Route' dispersal of modern humans suggests movement of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 03:08:00


Responsible Breeders: ARVC DNA Test? - Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed ...

Three questions for the responsible breeders: Are you running the ARVC DNA tests on your breeding stock? Why or why not? Am I limiting myself too much if I only consider breeders that are running the ARVC (and DM) DNA tests? A little background on this – we are currently managing ARVC in our 5 year old. We’re not ready or interested in a puppy right at the moment, but the deck is seriously stacked against us that our girl will live to a ripe old age (ARVC isn't the only issue). I want to take my time and start searching now for a good breeder for a future puppy. I’m looking for a [more...]

Date: 2010-07-22 02:23:19


describe how advances in understanding DNA have influenced the ...

Question by S**** *: describe how advances in understanding DNA have influenced the development of new technologies? Best answer: Answer by joshi by understng the DNA…….which is the basic life form………hav influenced the dev of new technologies lik…..dna micra arrays,,,,,dna sequencing. What do you think? Answer [more...]

Date: 2010-08-24 12:30:02


50% of my DNA: Funny Foto Freitag

I don't pretend to understand (most) Germans obsession with Native Americans or der Indianer but Baby Bird (my 4 YO not the baby) often comes home with a ring of feathers around his head doing a pseudo-native American dance and chanting. His preschool teacher even asks me about cowboys. Cowboys? I visited Silverwood once but that hardly qualifies as a history lesson. (Update: Silverwood was at one time a Wild-West theme park complete with a Hold-up train ride by bandits. It appears to be just a theme park now...with Garfield?) Which is why even this surprised me when I turned on the morning [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 11:53:00


Outsmart Your Genes: How Understanding Your DNA Will Empower You ...

Outsmart Your Genes: How Understanding Your DNA Will Empower You to Protect Yourself Against Cancer,Alzheimer's, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Many [more...]

Date: 2010-09-08 09:31:02


DNA Structure & Testing : How to Make a DNA Model

Making a DNA model, which is in the form of a double helix, requires using four colors to represent adenine, guanine, cytosine and thymine, the four bases that make up the genetic material. Make a DNA model to better understand it with information from a biology teacher in this free video on science. Expert: Janice Crenetti Contact: WeAreHDTV.com Bio: Janice Creneti has a Bachelor of Science in secondary science education and a Bachelor of Art in biology from Boston University. Filmmaker: Christopher [more...]

Date: 2010-09-24 11:06:06


Cape-Slavery-Heritage » SERIALISATION: Lenses on Cape Identities ...

In looking at DNA results it is important to have a full understanding of what DNA testing can provide and also about what it does not say. There are many who have been greatly enlightened but there are equally many who come to crackpot [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 10:46:58


Dog DNA Analysis Kit

I wonder what results would come back if you would use a human bitche’s pee. Tramp? The more you know about your dog’s pedigree, the better you can understand its personality, behavior and potential health risks. BioPet DNA Breed Identification lets you collect your dog’s DNA easily and harmlessly, so you can discover the breeds present within it. Since all cells contain the same genetic material, no matter where it is in the animal, just take a cheek swab to obtain the necessary samples. The procedure is 100% painless and can be performed by you at home. After collecting the DNA [more...]

Date: 2009-12-03 19:04:31


The Vision of the Solid Rock Church

To help us understand this, it might be useful to think of our Solid Rock DNA.  What is it that makes us unique as a Church?  If Gil Grissom and the guys in the CSI lab could examine our DNA, what would mark us out as being different from most other churches? In fact, as I’ve prayed about this, I feel the Holy Spirit is directing us to break every rule of vision-casting in ‘The Church Growth Handbook.’  Church Visions, apparently, should use alliteration (every word starting with the same letter) or should form punchy acronyms (like I-M-P-A-C-T).  But why?  Why do we have to treat [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 22:44:32


Bio Blog!: DNA Replication Animation

The animation's cool and educational. my cousins were laughing at some point, but i dont understand..... oh yeah, the dna and rna looked lik pipe cleaners ;D February 22, 2010 7:31 PM Anonymous said... I think genetics are really cool, and I also think there are so many more things we don't know about them yet which is why they seem so cool to me.\ lauten 7f February 22, 2010 7:35 PM Anonymous said... Its so awesome how every part of the DNA is copied it is kind-of like like a live copier machine! -Peter Freitag 7E :) February 22, 2010 7:47 [more...]

Date: 2010-02-22 23:57:00


PhD Project to study molecular Biophysics of DNA and Proteins at ...

The research department Materials Physics within the Institute for Materials Research IMO at Hasselt University offers the following mandates (m/f): 2 PhD students (2 x 2 years) in the field of molecular biophysics of DNA and proteins (mandates 101/32/02 and 101/32/03) Both mandates are situated within the project ‘Molecular wires – probing and understanding their electronic and mechanical properties’ funded by the Special Research Funds BOF of Hasselt University. The focus is on the understanding of the kinetics and dynamics of the interactions between DNA-fragments and between [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 11:47:22


Couple Shocked To Find Out They Are Half Siblings | The Frisky

The pair, who have a young son, recently confirmed through DNA testing that they are each other’s half-siblings. Understandably, the couple has chosen to remain anonymous and go by fake names in the press, fearing how public knowledge of the news would affect their son. It was discovered that things were a little too all in the family for James and his girlfriend Maura when James reconnected with his estranged mother and started telling her about his long-term girlfriend. Once the mother learned the full name of Maura’s father, Tom, she confessed to her son that the dad he was raised [more...]

Date: 2010-06-01 18:56:29


Forensic DNA Typing, Second Edition: Biology, Technology, and ...

I thought this was an outstanding overview of DNA typing. Product is awesome, Service is Gruesome ! Forensic DNA typing its an awesome book. 6 stars is more like it . . . Rarely are such complex subjects treated so well. Outstanding Text Book on Forensic Science. This book is an outstanding text book for those interested in Forensic Science, Genetics, and Genealogy. Forensic DNA Typing, Second Edition: Biology, Technology, and STR Markers. I would not recommend this book to someone who was completely new to the use of genetics as a tool for forensics. Marvelous work! This book has opened my [more...]

Date: 2010-05-19 19:12:13


Distinctions Between Obesity and Waist-Hip Ratio

deCODE employs its capabilities to develop DNA-based tests and personal genome scans to better understand individual risk and empower prevention. It licenses its tests, intellectual property and analytical tools to partners, and conducts genotyping, sequencing and data analysis for companies and research institutions around the globe. Through its CLIA- and CAP-certified laboratory deCODE offers DNA-based tests for gauging risk and empowering prevention of common diseases, including deCODE Glaucoma(TM); deCODE T2(TM) for type 2 diabetes; deCODE AF(TM) for atrial fibrillation and stroke; deCODE [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 18:15:07


Scigenom.com/services/sequencing.html

Research work conducted here is aimed at understanding the role of DNA sequence variation in human health and disease.Scigenom's sequencing in India provides Sanger sequencing, analysis and genotyping service to research institutions, investigators and laboratories worldwide. [more...]

Date: 2010-09-21 10:52:32



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