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DNA Paternity Test - The Easiest, Most Secure And Most Judicious ...

In case your thoughts is entangled into your cobweb of doubt that you simply have not fathered the infant whom you cuddle or take to school or play with, when it comes to DNA paternity, it is possible to freely choose DNA testing to disentangle your thoughts and relieve mental discomfort. Extremely generally, it is not effortless to inquire your wife to reveal the identity from the baby’s scientific father. There might be so considerably of an emotional dram entailing crying, sobbing, whining. Moreover, it just isn’t fair to charge a person without any concrete proof in hand. The reality [more...]

Date: 2010-10-02 01:36:04

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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


Leading Edge DNA Sequencing Method Nets Major NIH

Described in the May 12 online edition of Nano Letters, their novel, highly efficient, optically-based method to detect single DNA molecules in nanopores could significantly reduce the cost of DNA sequencing and the time required to sequence a complete human genome. “We are the first to employ optical detection from individual nanopores, and this allows us to probe multiple pores simultaneously using a single high-speed CCD camera,” said Meller, referring to the charge-coupled devices that science and medical researchers use to obtain high quality images. “As a result, our method can [more...]

Date: 2010-09-13 04:00:00


Human Ancestry And Migration

The Genographic Project, launched in April 2005, is a five-year genetic anthropology study that aims to map historical human migration patterns by collecting and analyzing DNA samples from hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. Field researchers at 10 regional centers around the world collect DNA samples from indigenous populations. The company also sells self-testing kits: for US$100 anyone in the world can order a self-testing kit from which a mouth scraping (buccal swab) is obtained, analyzed and the DNA information placed on an Internet accessible database. The genetic [more...]

Date: 2010-08-04 01:49:04


The Crime Report » Archive » States Fall Behind In DNA Evidence ...

States continue to fall behind in analyzing DNA evidence in criminal cases as they require more genetic samples to be collected but don’t pay for the analysis, says Mark Nelson of the National Institute of Justice, the U.S. Justice Department’s research arm. Federal aid between 2005 and 2009 helped analyze 1.6 million samples but could not keep up with the demand, Nelson told representatives of criminal justice groups meeting Wednesday in Washington, D.C. About 1.7 million new DNA samples were collected by law enforcement last year, Nelson said, but the maximum capacity for analysis is [more...]

Date: 2010-09-30 15:25:46


All about Spiritual Healing | Zinn : Transforming the Quality of Life.

It is a well known fact that there is an invisible power that  provides a lifetime experience of joy, inspiration, security, peace of mind, success and guidance. These factors prove the falseness of the conviction that God doesn’t really exist Spirituality can be referred as a source of energy. According to experts, this invisible external power can be used for healing certain illnesses. This method of using the invisible external power for healing is called “Spiritual Healing”.  Spiritual healing is done by transferring the energy to a person who needs it for a stable and healthy [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 15:26:22


Paternity Testing: Are You Raising Someone Else's Child?

Even without a sample from the mother, DNA paternity test results are up to 99.9999% accuratethats one-in-a-million odds your results are incorrect. Most companies provide a free home kit for you to provide the samples and require you to send the kit back to the laboratory with the accompanying fee. Because many companies are aware of the discomfort of drawing blood from a child in order to get a sample, buccal (mouth) swabs are being accepted as an alternative. By gently massaging the inside of the childs mouth, cheek cells are collected. These cells are then sent to the lab for testing. [more...]

Date: 2010-10-06 22:53:43


The Crime Fiction Drinking Game - Hey, There's A Dead Guy in the ...

Jeff Cohen I'll admit it--a post on an entirely different blog inspired me this week. (Warning: Click here ONLY if you are a fan of the New York Yankees--otherwise, you won't find it the least bit amusing.) If there's one thing I try (and often fail) to do in my writing, it's to avoid the cliche. Now, this isn't always possible, since cliches got to be cliches because they are often useful and unavoidable, but still. Anyone who has read more than three crime fiction novels probably has a working knowledge of the more prevalent conventions in such stories.  This leads, then, to DEAD GUY's [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 04:09:00


DNA Reveals the Ties that Bind

Fortunately, a new tool has appeared in the family history arsenal. Upon my return home, I ordered the DNA kit from FamilyTreeDNA.com. As I am the daughter of a McMillen, I am unable to use my own DNA for this project. However, my father is an excited participant who submitted his test samples in 2007. We've experienced marvelous results. I have been welcomed into the online family study group where we all ponder each other's DNA and the implications of the results. While I am "dumber than dirt" about DNA, other family members have become DNA scholars. They analyze the data and collate it [more...]

Date: 2008-09-15 11:10:00


Familial Cancer Associated with a Polymorphism in ARLTS1 — NEJM

George Adrian Calin, M.D., Ph.D., Francesco Trapasso, M.D., Ph.D., Masayoshi Shimizu, B.S., Calin Dan Dumitru, M.D., Ph.D., Sai Yendamuri, M.D., Andrew K. Godwin, Ph.D., Manuela Ferracin, Ph.D., Guido Bernardi, Ph.D., Devjani Chatterjee, Ph.D., Gustavo Baldassarre, M.D., Shashi Rattan, B.S., Hansjuerg Alder, Ph.D., Hideaki Mabuchi, M.D., Takeshi Shiraishi, M.D., Lise Lotte Hansen, Ph.D., Jens Overgaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., Vlad Herlea, M.D., Francesca Romana Mauro, M.D., Guillaume Dighiero, M.D., Benjamin Movsas, M.D., Laura Rassenti, Ph.D., Thomas Kipps, M.D., Ph.D., Raffaele Baffa, M.D., Ph.D., [more...]

Date: 2009-06-01 21:13:36


NEC develops portable DNA analyzer -- Engadget

NEC has developed what it calls the first portable DNA analyzer -- with "portable" being classified as a briefcase half a meter wide -- that integrates all five stages in the DNA analysis process. Designed to speed up criminal investigations and aid crime prevention, the technology can fully analyze DNA within 25 minutes. Heading for full production in 2008, it should be ready in preparation for any GATTACA-style societies that have appeared by next [more...]

Date: 2007-10-16 16:01:00


Mitochondrial DNA Testing Also known as explained maternal DNA

As a test of nuclear DNA Mitochondrial DNA testing is done byDNA samples of indigenous membership is claret from a sample with a swab or audacity, boldness news regulation adopted broom used. These samples are again beatific abroad for laboratories that do DNA testing and test results of mitochondrial turnaround. Mitochondrial DNA testing is set in a Cardinal of the affidavit – is native to authorize a common ancestor absolute auxiliary mother of the family, can also beacclimated in the ancestor of DNA tests to analyze the ancestor of the mother or polemical in DNA testing. In 1980, Dr. [more...]

Date: 2010-10-09 09:31:52


DNASwab by DNAExam Combines Convenience with Confidentiality at Home

Once the samples arrive at the DNA Identity Testing Center, they are analyzed twice over using 16 STR loci DNA technology and then confirmed by a minimum of three DNAExam technicians. DNASwab kits can be ordered online through 800DNAExam.com. All testing is performed on-site at the DNA Identity Testing Center and never outsourced to any third party. Results are available in three to seven business days. Expedited services are available. In addition to tests that determine family lineage for private purposes, DNAExam also offers DNA analyses for cases of custody, child support, immigration, [more...]

Date: 2010-09-09 02:28:31


Paternity Testing - Are You Raising Someone Else's Child? - Hackerwap

Even without a sample from the mother, DNA paternity test results are up to 99.9999% accurate'that's one-in-a-million odds your results are incorrect. Most companies provide a free home kit for you to provide the samples and require you to send the kit back to the laboratory with the accompanying fee. Because many companies are aware of the discomfort of drawing blood from a child in order to get a sample, buccal (mouth) swabs are being accepted as an alternative. By gently massaging the inside of the child's mouth, cheek cells are collected. These cells are then sent to the lab for testing. [more...]

Date: 2005-02-15 08:00:00


UC Berkeley DNA testing goes before state committee | Berkeleyside

Inquiries by CRG with the California Department of Health have revealed that the School of Public Health is not licensed to perform this kind of clinical laboratory testing under California law. Furthermore, according to the California Department of Health, Professor Jasper Rine is not a medical doctor licensed to order and perform clinical laboratory tests as required by the Department. Therefore, as currently described, the program may be in violation of California’s public health laws and regulations. Finally, CRG has discovered that Jasper Rine received a four year grant for $1 million [more...]

Date: 2010-08-11 19:19:51


skin cancer mapping | Cancer Blog

Investigators are still analyzing parts DNA from patients who are non-coded, and can still find other mutations, said Dr. Elaine Mardis, co-director of Center Sequencing genome at the University of Washington, and co-lead author of the study. But as she explained: The role of these mutations Non-coding is more difficult to solve because we do not yet fully understand the function of this part of the genome. Another interesting finding in this study was that when they compared the 8 new mutations in the patient with the DNA of tumor samples from 187 AML patients others there were no matches: [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 17:22:34


DNA testing program altered | UC Health - University of California

The California Department of Public Health has instructed UC Berkeley not to proceed with a portion of its ground-breaking program to educate students about genetic testing and personalized medicine. The program, called “Bring Your Genes to Cal,” allowed incoming students, on a voluntary and anonymous basis, to submit DNA samples, with the promise that they would receive their personal results of tests for three common genetic variants. Some 600 of more than 5,000 incoming freshmen and transfers students have already volunteered their saliva samples and signed consent forms allowing these [more...]

Date: 2010-08-13 00:44:54


Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog: Genes & Teens ...

Tracing the Tribe is a blog about Jewish genealogy - All the developments, tools and resources you'll need to peer more closely into your family tree. Created in 2006 at JTA's request, it is now independent. Everyone - even teenagers - are interested in DNA these days. The Wall Street Journal carried a great "teens and genes" story. Ann West, 17, of Cupertino, California can be called somewhat obsessive about analyzing her family's DNA. The self-taught teen has been decoding her family's genome and has spoken at major conferences Her father was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism in [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 11:00:00


How Fingerprinting Helps In DNA Paternity Testing

This form of fingerprinting method is also known as DNA profiling. Using this technique, the individuals are identified on the basis of their unique DNA profiles. This DNA profiling is done by analyzing the VNTR sequences. It stands for variable number tandem repeats. This sequence is found to be different in individuals except in twins. As per the facts mentioned above, the DNA samples of the child will exhibit the similar VNTR loci as that of their parents. This fingerprinting helps in identifying that whether the known father of a child is genuinely his biological dad. In fact, it is [more...]

Date: 2010-08-09 11:41:10


Tessella » Bioinformatics Software Developer

Works with scientists and teams of skilled bioinformaticians to identify business needs and recommends technical solutions Creates and integrates computer algorithms into existing NextGen DNA Sequencing data analysis pipelines Recommends software to analyze and integrate Next Generation sequencing data Integrates community-developed bioinformatics tools into existing data analysis pipelines Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner. Assists in enforcement of project deadlines and schedules Takes input from supervisor and appropriately and accurately [more...]

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


Shallow Cogitations: The "Born In the USA" DNA Sequence

An article that calls for the analysis of Barack Obama's DNA to settle once and for all the manufactured controversy over his American citizenship. A certificate that a child was born to Stanley Ann Dunham and Barack Hussein Obama in Honolulu on 4 August 1961 might be true; but, assuming it’s true, it does not necessarily follow that Mr. Obama is that child. Whether he is or not requires genetic analysis. Now we have to list all of the possibilities, regardless of how outlandish they are. Assume that Hawai’i’s certification of live birth is true and official as far as it goes. If Mr. [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 01:10:00


Baltimore Crime Beat: Man gets 50 years in shooting of officers ...

DNA swabs were taken from the 9mm Ruger and were analyzed by Thomas Hebert from the Baltimore City Police Department DNA Department.  Mr. Hebert determined that the DNA on the 9mm Ruger trigger, slide, magazine and other parts of the handgun was the Defendant’s DNA. The gunshot residue bags from the Defendant were analyzed by Joseph Harant in the Baltimore City Police Department’s Serology Unit.  Mr. Harant concluded that the defendant had particles on both of his hands that were consistent with having fired a weapon.   Officer McMillion was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma for the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 17:48:58


Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Caught by Controversial DNA Search ...

Grim Sleeper Serial Killer Caught by Controversial DNA Search Program In California a con­victed felon’s DNA will not only be checked to see if they com­mit­ted other crimes, but it can also check to see if fam­ily mem­bers might have com­mit­ted crimes as well.. In less than two years, a new and con­tro­ver­sial DNA search­ing pro­gram launched by Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has proven its worth by nab­bing a man sus­pected of being the “Grim Sleeper” who car­ried out the mur­ders of at least 10 women in the Los Angeles area over the past 25 years. Lonnie [more...]

Date: 2010-07-15 15:00:20


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


Have we figured out what is causing honeybee colony collapse ...

But the Army/Montana team, using a new software system developed by the military for analyzing proteins, uncovered a new DNA-based virus, and established a linkage to the fungus, called N. ceranae. The big breakthrough here was identifying the virus using the Army’s new software.  In combination with the fungus, the new virus – dubbed IIV – was able to wipe out bee hives with 100% efficacy.  Scientists are still not completely sure the sequence of events or even why this started happening to American honeybees and not Australian variants, for example.  But this research is a major [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 18:19:13


Upstate New York Genealogy Blog: Palatine DNA Project Announced

NOTICE ! We no longer update this blog. It has been moved and all future updates will be found at: www.UNYG.com/Blog A brand new website announces a brand new project to attempt to connect relatives of a very old immigrant group. Family Tree DNA is a well known genetic testing company and they have just announced that there will be a mass effort to collect DNA samples and analyze them to provide test results to show relationships to the 1710 Palatine German migration groups that were split up and sent to various English colonies. Henry Z. Jones (Hank) has presented an enormous amount of [more...]

Date: 2008-01-14 09:24:00


Facts About Home Paternity Testing | I am pregnant!

People who will be using the DNA final results in court and legal proceedings must get laboratory DNA screening instead of the home-test. In legal paternity checks, the court seeks to establish that the DNA samples are monitored to steer clear of tampering or screening by a biased party. Residence paternity assessments are ordinarily performed beyond legal requirements. They’re uncomplicated to obtain since convenience retailers and online shops are selling these kits. As soon as you send the outcomes to the laboratory to analyze, they are sure to keep the outcomes private. As a matter of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 14:38:33


MO BIO Laboratories, Inc. DNA Isolation Products Used to Analyze ...

27 /PRNewswire/ — MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in soil, water and microbial nucleic acid purification, announced today that the company’s DNA isolation products were used to analyze DNA from microbes sampled from the oil plume created by the Deepwater Horizon explosion.  The study published this week in the journal Science, examined the prevalence of hydrocarbon degrading genes in microbial …Further information: Article [more...]

Date: 2010-08-28 10:43:15


Paternity testing in outline

The individuals involved can do the collection of biological materials concerning personal paternity lab tests themselves and merely mail the DNA samples to the DNA paternity test laboratory regarding processing. So should you ever merely would like to learn who the dad connected with a infant is, then a home-conducted paternity examination is usually for you. Interestingly, lawful paternity lab tests require much more detailed documentation to get in a position to be acceptable in a court of law. The outcomes of legal dna paternity checks have for currently being linked with a strict string [more...]

Date: 2010-05-12 13:29:29


DNA Check, Aisle 4: Walgreens to Sell Pathway's Genetic Test ...

Are consumers ready for an over-the-drugstore-counter test that claims to evaluate their odds of developing chronic diseases, becoming obese or having a child with a genetic defect? Pathway Genomics is betting they are, the Washington Post reports. The company plans to sell its Insight genetic test — which costs $20 to $30 for the initial kit plus as much as $249 more, depending on what information the purchaser wants to find out — in about 6,000 Walgreens stores. Consumers send their saliva off to a lab and can opt to have their DNA analyzed for their risk of diseases and conditions [more...]

Date: 2010-05-11 14:30:32


what properties of DNA allow it to be analyzed using gel ...

Question by b3th: what properties of DNA allow it to be analyzed using gel electrophoresis? Best answer: Answer by dpfw16 The main property would be it’s negative charge and, secondarily, it’s size. The DNA is positively charged, so during gel electrophoresis, you apply a current and the DNA moves toward the negative electrode (opposites attract). Also, as DNA moves, smaller pieces move faster than larger pieces, so you get spreading out (this is assuming the DNA is cut up- if it’s whole, then the entire piece will run as one piece). So, that’s why I answered negative charge and, [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 03:59:26


Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick on DNA and Forensic Genealogy

Please join us tonight at 7 p.m. at the Duke Homestead Visitor’s Center for a talk by Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick. Colleen Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., is the author of two of the best-selling books in genealogy. She has been featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation radio program (July 2005), and has written cover articles for Internet Genealogy (June 2006), Family Tree Magazine (April 2006) and Family Chronicle (October 2005). Colleen writes a regular column for Ancestry magazine. Her book Forensic Genealogy has been widely recognized for its innovative forensic science approach to genealogical [more...]

Date: 2010-10-06 13:53:38


Health Tests Often Do More Harm than Good : Shatter Limits

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics called on the government to set up an accreditation scheme for providers of online health records, and for DNA testing and body scanning services to be better regulated to help protect consumers. “The internet is now often the first port of call for people to find out more about their health. People need to know where they can get accurate health information, how to buy medicines online safely and how any personal information about their health posted online might be used,” said Christopher Hood, one of the leading authors of the report. The report also [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 21:09:10


Gene Sequencing: DNA analysis

Not everyone can properly and correctly analyze the DNA. Apartyears of study devoted to knowledge of DNA, DNA analysts to go through years of experience and practice in laboratories and practice of DNA testing and analysis in order to analyze the DNA and how it works. The training of DNA analysts understanding of sophisticated tools and machines developed for DNA analysis. proper management and use of these devices would make them more efficient in the pursuit of DNA to be analyzed correctly. Most of the DNA consists of 23Pairs of chromosomes, mitochondrial DNA inherited from the mother, and [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 05:00:00


Tighter rules needed for online health services? | IT PRO

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics called on the government to set up an accreditation scheme for providers of online health records, and for DNA testing and body scanning services to be better regulated to help protect consumers. "The internet is now often the first port of call for people to find out more about their health. People need to know where they can get accurate health information, how to buy medicines online safely and how any personal information about their health posted online might be used," said Christopher Hood, one of the leading authors of the report. The report also [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 07:36:28


Risks of Presymptomatic Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing ...

The letter was prompted by the announcement by Pathway Genomics and Walgreens of the impending marketing of an over-the-counter testing kit to analyze genetic risk and provide information regarding more than 70 diseases or traits. Although similar tests are already marketed online, the availability of consumer-initiated genetic testing through the largest U.S. drugstore chain represented a major leap. After receiving the FDA’s letter, Walgreens postponed plans to carry the device. The FDA has since issued similar letters to 19 additional companies.1 The agency seeks to protect the public [more...]

Date: 2010-08-18 21:00:34


Company Profile : Diagnostic supplier : Suyog Diagnostics : Mumbai ...

The company is representing world renowned Diagnostics Companies and selling Diagnostics Kits for Coagulation disorders, Viral Markers for HIV, HBV, HCV, HDV, HEV, Biochemistry, Chromatography kits etc. Life Science Division: The company is representing world renowned Diagnostics Companies and selling Chemicals, Bio - Chemicals, FISH Probes, Radio Chemicals, Reagents, Cell Bio, Electrophoresis grade, Neuro chemicals, Molecular Biology grade, DNA Extraction kits, PCR Kits, Restriction Enzymes, DNA Ladders & modifying enzymes, Proteomics, Cell Culture reagents, Plant Tissue Culture Grade [more...]

Date: 2010-07-09 15:29:00


Military's search for Battle of Tarawa remains shows difficulty of ...

Scientists in Hawaii are due to analyze the two sets of remains — potentially using DNA analysis — to identify them, a process that could take months or years.More than 990 U.S. Marines and 30 sailors died during the three-day battle. Japanese machine gun fire killed scores of Marines when their boats got stuck on the reef at low tide during the U.S. amphibious assault. Americans who made it to the beach faced brutal hand-to-hand combat.Only 17 of the 3,500 Japanese troops survived. Of 1,200 Korean slave laborers on the island, just 129 lived.The U.S. quickly buried the thousands of dead [more...]

Date: 2010-10-09 16:50:15


Freshman Biology: Biomolecules, Connecting to Evolution

Use Models to show DNA. 4.) Utah Cell Scale Interactive to show the different organic biomolecules. Thursday 10/14: SWBAT: Describe the four major categories of organic polymers. 1.) Finish Vocabulary from Wednesday. 2.) Chlorophyll Extraction Lab. 3.) Walking to the orchard? Monday 10/18: SWBAT: Describe the four major categories of organic polymers. 1.) Around the room classification of biomolecules. 2.) Pyramid with Biomolecules thrown in. 3.) DNA building as two teams. 4.) Review cell scale on Utah website. Tuesday 10/19: SWBAT: Analyze DNA sequences to determine evolutionary [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 11:31:00


A Place for the Passenger Pigeon

The extinct passenger pigeon now occupies a better understood place within the family tree of pigeons and doves. Scientists from the Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois used DNA extracted from museum specimens to analyze the passenger pigeon's genetic makeup. By comparing the DNA of the extinct pigeons to that of living pigeons and doves, the researchers were able to determine the passenger pigeon's closest living relatives. It was previously thought that passenger pigeons were related most closely to mourning doves. But the recent analysis showed that passenger [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 00:30:27


Analyzing DNA by gel electrophoresis allows researchers to?

Question by Kabuto: Analyzing DNA by gel electrophoresis allows researchers to? compare dna samples determine wether a particular allele of gene is dominant or recessive compare phenotypes of different organisms cut dna with restrictrion enzyme Best answer: Answer by Genius Gene Option “a” compare dna samples Know better? Leave your own answer in the [more...]

Date: 2010-08-23 12:07:33


What are gel elctrophoresis and DNA microarray? How is each used ...

Question by neonpinkispink: What are gel elctrophoresis and DNA microarray? How is each used in the study of genetics? Best answer: Answer by brainybroad269 Gel electrophoresis is the use of a gel to separate pieces of DNA (or RNA, or protein) under an electric field. The simplest form separates pieces by size. More complex (2-dimensional) techniques can separate proteins by size and charge. A DNA microarray is a collection of short DNA sequences (“oligonucleotides”) immobilized on a piece of glass or other support (the “gene chip”). When you incubate the chip with your experimental [more...]

Date: 2010-09-25 04:09:26


Healing heart attack victims, one cell at a time

Buchholz found that people born around or after the nuclear bomb tests corresponded to atmospheric concentrations several years after the subjects' birth, indicating substantial postnatal DNA syntheses. “By analyzing individuals born at different times before 1955, it is possible to establish the age up to which DNA synthesis occurs, or whether it continues beyond that age,” Buchholz said. In the study, carbon 14 concentrations were elevated in subjects compared to those people born up to 22 years before the beginning of nuclear bomb tests. “DNA of myocardial cells is synthesized [more...]

Date: 2009-04-02 18:00:00


Analyzing Schizophrenia by DNA Microarrays. « Medicine JournalFeeds

Cell-type specific expression profiling and sequencing-based transcript assessments should be expanded, with particular attention to understanding splice-variant changes in various mental disorders . Deciphering the pathophysiology of … Go here to see the original: Analyzing Schizophrenia by DNA Microarrays. « Medicine JournalFeeds Leave a Comment If you would like to make a comment, please fill out the form below. You must be logged in to post a [more...]

Date: 2010-09-06 11:37:54


Research Technician

Research Technician Sep 14, 2010 Posting date: April 2010 Description: Seeking energetic and meticulous Research Technician to develop DNA purification protocols and real-time PCR assays for Spartan’s DNA analyzers. Responsibilities will include designing, performing, and analyzing experiments. Qualifications: B.Sc. in Biological Sciences Experience with molecular biology techniques, preferably including real-time PCR Strong interpersonal and communication skills To apply, please forward your resume to [more...]

Date: 2010-09-14 22:08:03


Is it Possible? DNA Paternity Testing Before Childs BirthDNA ...

The method used to collect the sample for the DNA test is chorionic villus sampling or CVS, if the pregnancy is in the period 10-13 weeks after the baby was conceived. This procedure includes the doctor inserting a thin needle or a fine tube guided by ultrasound, into the womb through the uterus and cervix to obtain a sample of chorionic villi that composes the placenta, therefore home DNA testing is not possible. The DNA samples will be tested and analyzed. When the mother is between 14 to 24 weeks pregnant, the method used to collect the baby’s sample is called amniocentesis which is [more...]

Date: 2010-10-04 00:50:51


DNA Paternity Testing Before A Child's Birth | Health Tips by O

Because of advances in technology nowadays, a DNA test can be done even if the child is still lying comfortably inside the womb of her mother. In DNA test labs; this is called the Prenatal DNA Paternity Testing, although Home DNA testing cannot be possibly made. This is done by collecting either one or two sample specimens from the mother’s womb, from the period between 10 to 24 weeks after conception depending on the different age of the developing fetus. The method used to collect the sample for DNA Testing is chorionic villus sampling or CVS, if the pregnancy falls within the period 10 [more...]

Date: 2010-09-30 21:20:55


State labs chip away at DNA testing backlog | California Watch

California law enforcement agencies have received $43 million in federal cash since 2004 to reduce the state’s DNA testing backlog. That figure – from the U.S. Justice Department’s DNA Initiative – is far more than any other state collected, with Texas coming in second with $30 million in funding. Not everyone’s a proponent of such efforts. Christopher Heaney and Sara Huston Katsanis, researchers at Duke University’s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, argue that targeting arrestees' DNA can be a misallocation of resources that, interestingly, ensures more money in the [more...]

Date: 2010-07-19 07:05:11


No Misconduct in Oakland Crime Lab… « FSN: Forensic Science News

So was the recent com­plaint about an Oakland PD crime lab employee a legit­i­mate com­plaint? Or some form of payback? An inves­ti­ga­tion into alle­ga­tions of mis­con­duct against an Oakland police crime lab tech­ni­cian has not turned up any signs of wrong­do­ing, Chief Anthony Batts said Thursday. At a hastily called news con­fer­ence, Batts said the depart­ment received an anony­mous com­plaint Sept. 22 and launched an inter­nal affairs inves­ti­ga­tion into the uniden­ti­fied employee, who ana­lyzes drug and DNA evi­dence in the crime lab. “At this point, [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 15:00:03


"Happy and Healthy" A Cancer Free Living Blog: Bone Marrow ...

Go to http://www.marrow.org/, fill out the online registration form and get your at home registration kit within a few weeks. Once you receive the kit, follow the simple directions and send back your DNA sample. The sample will then be analyzed and the results are compared to potential recipients. Like myself you may of heard "bone marrow transplant" and had visions of long needles and painful procedures, but getting registered is nothing more than a cheek swab. That's right, a cotton swab to the inside of the cheek. Nothing more than what you see for a DNA test on TV. If you're a match for [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 19:55:00



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