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Siblings Of Autistic Children May Share Some Symptoms - Science News

Researchers have generally limited their search for DNA peculiarities to children diagnosed with autism or related disorders (SN: 7/3/10, p.12), a strategy that overlooks those with mild autism signs, Constantino’s group asserts in a paper published online October 1 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. “Subtle aspects of the autistic syndrome have not been accounted for in most studies of its intergenerational transmission,” Constantino says. By including individuals with mild autism symptoms in DNA studies, researchers could enlarge their sample sizes and amplify the statistical [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 19:34:21

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EXCLUSIVE: How They Caught Grim Sleeper Suspect Lonnie David ...

Sources tell Los Angeles Weekly that the serial killer was caught through familial DNA testing after his son was arrested and had to give up a DNA swab. A month ago, LAPD detective Dennis Kilcoyne said LAPD was going to try another controversial "familial DNA" matching probe, testing against 1 million samples in the California felon database to find the killer's cousin, brother or uncle. "At least it brings a little bit of closure," Laverne Peters, the mother of victim Janecia Peters, told LA Weekly today. "It is very good news for me. I don't know whether to cry or scream." The science of [more...]

Date: 2010-07-07 21:55:24

How familial DNA can help crime victims

Using a familial DNA search, the crime lab compared the DNA left at the crime scenes with DNA samples in California's database of 1.3 million felons to search for near matches indicating possible relatives. The familial DNA search turned up 200 partial matches. Researchers then compared the Y chromosome (which is passed from father to son) found at the crime scene to the 200 partial matches. Only one result turned up: Franklin Jr.'s son, who had been convicted of a felony weapons charge. The police subsequently surveilled Franklin Jr. and directly connected him to the serial killings using [more...]

Date: 2010-07-30 13:01:05

Judge orders LoPorto, McInerney to submit DNA samples - troyrecord.com

Feit, in papers filed with the court, had argued Smith has no authority under the law to seek DNA via a search warrant. Herrick disagreed and ruled the judge-appointed Smith was working in the same capacity a district attorney would, but Feit was adamant outside the courtroom. “That is based on law. This is a nation of laws, I believe,” he said. Both Feit and Long called Smith’s request for DNA a “fishing expedition” in their papers and expressed privacy concerns about whether the DNA samples would enter a database of criminals if no match is made and no charges are brought. Herrick [more...]

Date: 2010-09-15 08:20:11

GeoVax receives US Certificate of invention suitable pGA series of ...

Harriet Robinson, Chief Detailed Lawman and principal inventor on the letters patent said, "This certificate of invention covers our pGA series of plasmids that are not just gainful in compensation presentation of DNAvaccines but oblige proven to drink exceptional determination during in the main hierarchy put together. pGA stands proper for plasmid (p) developed in Georgia (GA)." "The obvious," according to Dr. Robinson, "also covers the evolution of earlier forms of the DNA circular destined for our captain HIV/AIDSvaccine that is currently in occasion 2a trials auspices of the US HIV [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 07:57:47

Determining Family Connection and Ancestry, DNA Testing | A Guide ...

Using the DNA paternity testing will require you to apply to the DNA Labs online and they will normally send you a free DNA sample collection kit. After DNA testing and they have collected your DNA sample is sent to the DNA laboratory with the payment. Most home DNA testing for relationships such as paternity, maternity and establishing sibling relationship is often done; and this is divided into DNA testing used to satisfy peace of mind, and DNA testing to be used for legal proceedings. DNA test for peace of mind can be easily and quickly. Besides being affordable, you can use DNA testing at [more...]

Date: 2010-09-21 09:29:20

Out of Africa? Americans search for ancestry - CNN

At African Ancestry, scientists take a DNA sample with swabs from a client's cheek, sequence it, and then compare those results with those in their database, Paige explained.They can trace over 21,000 indigenous African tribal lineages representing around 30 African countries and 135 ethnic groups.The costs for DNA analysis varies widely -- from around $150 to thousands of dollars -- depending on the type of search and how deep someone digs.Because of the variables involved to conduct an ancestral search, researchers say some homework is required.Scientists warn that although a DNA search can [more...]

Date: 2004-05-28 01:09:00

UC Davis News & Information :: Brain Gene Shows Dramatic ...

In a computer-based search for pieces of DNA that have undergone the most change since the ancestors of humans and chimps diverged, "Human Accelerated Region 1" or HAR1, was a clear standout, said lead author Katie Pollard, assistant professor at the UC Davis Genome Center and the Department of Statistics. "It's evolving incredibly rapidly," Pollard said. "It's really an extreme case." As a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of David Haussler at UC Santa Cruz, Pollard first scanned the chimpanzee genome for stretches of DNA that were highly similar between chimpanzees, mice and rats. Then [more...]

Date: 2006-08-16 07:00:00

DNA Testing: The Technology Utilized To Recognize The Offspring

offering wholesale plants, seeds and bulbs from around the world to you. Searching for historical past, especially the seventeenth century, when DNA testing was not doable, the very best solution to determine the parents was by taking a good hard look at the kid, then, followed by a hard look of the father. Sufficient commonalities and a connection could possibly be seen. One century later on, eye color was discovered to be an effective paternal determinant. This supposition has had its inefficiency revealed because of the present DNA improvements. We’re conscious that the eye color is [more...]

Date: 2010-09-02 06:46:50

You've been asked to to run a bioinformatics analysis. How do you ...

The first thing you need to do is to define the biological problem you want the analysis to resolve accurately. Aside from ensuring that you are actually trying to solve a specific problem and not “just doing something”, you can’t possibly make an informed decision on what algorithm to use without this. (Don’t laugh at the first point, I’ve seen plenty of “bioinformatics” figures in lesser papers that seem to just be filling space.)(Related to this is a common problem I get as a consultant, of people coming to me having tried to help by working what want analysis they want done. [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 20:20:21

Winston-Salem police chief weighs in on new DNA collection law

Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham believes the benefits of the DNA Database Act of 2010, which was signed into law by Gov. Beverly Perdue on July 15, far outweighs the concerns raised by civil liberties groups like the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina. “We believe that this law will assist the Winston-Salem Police Department and all police departments in the state to clear cases that are pending,” Cunningham said in an e-mail. The law requires state law enforcement officials to collect DNA from cheek swabs taken from suspects arrested for a broad spectrum of [more...]

Date: 2010-07-29 20:14:00

Free molecular biology software for Macs | Bioinformatics Blog

Posted on the October 12th, 2010 under Free mac software by bioinformatics-blog 1. Serial Cloner Serial Cloner is fantastic all-in-one workbench; import and manipulate sequences, construct plasmid and restriction site maps, determine %GC and fragment TM, extract and ligate fragments, perform virtual PCR… and lots more, all in one window using a very intuitive graphical interface. 2. 4Peaks 4Peaks is an extremely user friendly DNA sequence chromatogram viewer and editor from the extremely talented guys at Mekentosj. It’s miles better than any of it’s clunky counterparts… try it, [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 11:08:47

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

Mystery liverwort fungus, chapter 4 :Cornell Mushroom Blog

To be certain, we should repeat the DNA isolation and sequencing and see if we get the same answer. In these four posts, we have gone once around the loop: found a fungus, looked at it, tried to culture it, dived into the literature, sequenced some DNA and we have come up empty. We could either give up… or we could describe this fungus now as a new genus and species. But I am not satisfied. We will go around the loop again… and my Friday afternoon diversion is invading the rest of the week. Continued in Chapter 5 Afterword: The world of DNA sequencing might seem exotic, but I was [more...]

Date: 2008-05-23 12:29:26

Taking of a Blood Sample and Creation of a DNA Profile Found Not ...

In a recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Martin Boroiang v. Robert S. Mueller, III, et al., No. 09-1630, the First Circuit rejected a challenge to the requirement that a blood sample be given by a federal offender for purposes of creating a DNA profile and entering it into a centralized government database. The DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 (“DNA Act”) applies to individuals who have been convicted of a “qualifying federal offense” and who are incarcerated or on parole, probation, or supervised release.  It requires such [more...]

Date: 2010-08-27 17:25:01

Human remains identified as those of Alice Donovan | SCNOW

The remains werefirst sent to a lab at the University of South Carolina for possible mitochondrial DNA extraction and testing. But forensic scientists at the state crime lab weren’t able to pull enough DNA from the skeletal remains for a positive identification. The Horry County Police Department since had been in contact with the Health Science Center at the University of North Texas, where the remains — along with DNA swabs taken during the Jan. 27 search from Gilchrist and Warner — were sent for additional testing, Horry County Police Sgt. Robert Kegler said. Most of the search for [more...]

Date: 2009-07-24 21:51:37

National DNA bank for the control of crime is a violation of the ...

One big concern that DNA matching brings up is the spreading practice of “familial searches.” This happens when the police finds DNA material at the scene of a crime that matches the DNA of a known criminal. Then the police starts investigating his or her family members on the grounds that only those within the same family could have such a similar DNA marker. Civil liberties critics argue that this new version of “guilt by association” violates individual rights as well. Five states including Virginia already allow the DNA scanning of people arrested. Even when such people are not [more...]

Date: 2010-09-21 14:30:38

Obsessed With Genes (Not Jeans), This Teen Analyzes Family DNA ...

The Wests signed up in 2007 and gave 23andMe genetic testing as Christmas presents to family members. From that experience, Mr. West learned that Anne also inherited the mutation on the Factor V gene that increases the risk of a pulmonary embolism. He wanted to know more. By last year, whole genome sequencing was not only being offered to individuals, but the price had dropped enough that Mr. West raised the idea at dinner. “Dad got curious about the whole family,” Anne says. Biology has been a passion of hers since the fifth grade. She works at the family computer in a room with a view [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 18:33:20

Xiang-Jun's Corner: Further details of the DNA story revealed by ...

I read Watson's "The Double Helix" book a while ago, and overall I am quite familiar with the DNA story. Still, I found this account fascinating: it provides a "CAST LIST" in "The search for the structure of DNA" with photos (p521); and it succinctly summarizes the relationships among the key players. In science, no other story shows more dramatically the collaborative and competitive nature among scientists working on similar projects. Franklin’s X-ray diffraction photograph 51 of B-form DNA (see figure above, from Wikipedia), with its unambiguous evidence that DNA was helical, proved [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 03:42:00

DNA word search puzzle

Here is a free DNA word search puzzle for you to download and print. DNA word search puzzle. The word search puzzle contains the following words: rna; strand; helix; replication; polymerase; genome; recombination; organism; methylation [more...]

Date: 2010-07-03 09:46:13

Mitochondrial DNA Genealogy

The mitochondrial DNA genealogy is the study of a person’s mother’s family line of maternal ancestors. This DNA is passed down from mother to each of her children exactly as she has it, with no mutations, except in the very rare instances. Because of the traditions in our society of the wife taking her husband’s last name, a surname genealogy trace of the female line of the family tree is more difficult. On the flip side, since this DNA strand is more stable than the Y DNA, more conclusive results can be determined for the testing of it. The mt-DNA is sometimes referred to as the Full [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 09:25:26

Benefits Of Implementing Search Optimization In Large ...

Outrider brings clients the leading proprietary technology solution Decide DNA®, supporting Paid Search, SEO, Paid Inclusion and Shopping Feeds in one platform, and rated #1 twice by JupiterResearch. Outrider has provided integrated search marketing and consumer-driven media s 317 trategies at the global, national and local-market level to category-leading clients including: AT&T, Dell, AstraZeneca, Showtime, Microsoft, Chevron, Diageo and more. Services include organic search, paid search, advanced search strategies (social media marketing, mobile search, local search, video search and [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 21:18:24

Va. studying software for familial DNA searching | Richmond Times ...

But special software and additional Y-STR DNA testing can more effectively search for likely relatives of suspects in databases and decrease the number of false leads. Dr. Frederick Bieber, also on the department's scientific advisory board, suggested in a 2006 paper that proper familial searches could boost a state's cold hit rate by 40 percent. Contact Frank Green at (804) 649-6340 or [more...]

Date: 2010-08-12 04:01:00

Think Out Loud Sizing Up Your Genes · Oregon Public Broadcasting

Now, a host of startup companies are selling at-home kits that promise to unlock the secrets of customers' DNA in a matter of weeks.  Intel employees, who get a discounts from two genetic testing companies, use the tests to reveal their genetic predisposition to everything from cancer to cellulite. But many in the medical community are skeptical of the tests' legitimacy, and the U.S. Government Accountability Office recently released a report calling the tests "misleading" and accusing the companies administering them of "questionable practices." Have you elected to use genetic testing? If [more...]

Date: 2010-08-11 16:00:00

Detecting Cervical Cancer is More Effective Through A DNA Test

According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, it is now more reliable to detect cervical cancer through use of a DNA test than it is to use a Pap smear test.A DNA test can detect the human papillomavious, which is the root that causes cervical cancer, more effectively than the previously used Pap smear.Speaking on “Good Morning America”, medical contributor Dr. Marie Savard explained the difference between the two procedures, and the implications of them to our health. How does a Pap Smear differ to a DNA test? Why is the DNA test more effective than the Pap [more...]

Date: 2009-08-06 12:02:44

Startsateight » Blog Archive » Hip Homeschool Hop ~ 10-13-10 ...

I have spent a bunch of time searching YouTube for some videos to cover the topic of cell structure and DNA as well.  Here is a list of ones I felt were doable for a middle school aged student, some are more basic than others.  We are going to try to start out with some of the easier to understand, more basic ones, and then move to the slightly more complex ones if we have the time and interest. Cells: Parts of an Animal Cell Through the Virtual Cell Parts of a Cell Cell Parts and Functions Parts of a Cell DNA: DNA Video – Simple Science DNA Structure The DNA Song “The Gene [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 20:06:59

Tracing Birth Parents by Testing Your DNA

The tests can even distinguish a half sibling from a full sibling. If you followed my advice and used both Family Finder and Relative Finder, you can test the suspected relative with whichever test costs less. Both should do a good job of confirming a close relationship. NOTE: Do not count on a Y-DNA test for close relationship testing. While Y-DNA matches definitely share a common paternal ancestor, the test can only tie you to a family, not to any one person. Mitochondrial DNA? Both men and women can also take a mitochondrial (mtDNA) test that follows the maternal line. But learning [more...]

Date: 2010-05-05 14:19:14

PubMed: Identification of methylated regions with peak search ...

Massively parallel methylated DNA immunoprecipitation sequencing combined with methylation DNA immunoprecipitation was adopted to obtain methylated DNA sequence data from human leukemia cell line K562, and the methylated regions were identified by peak search based on Poison model. From our result, 140 958 non-overlapping methylated regions have been identified in the whole genome. Also, the credibility of result has been proved by its strong correlation with bisulfite-sequencing data (Pearson R(2)=0.92). It suggests that this method provides a reliable and high-throughput strategy for whole [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 10:10:13

Fake Your DNA Test « : Blisstree - Serious Health and Wellness ...

Is it possible to fake DNA test results? A simple search turned up this gag gift from FakeNewspapers.com. For just $17.95, their DNA Collection Kit from “DyNA Labs” allows you to fake the collection and mailing of DNA to the lab. A week or so later, you take the certificate that’s included and show your victim whether or not their DNA was a match. If you want NOT to be related to your little demon-spawn brother, show him the certificate proving he’s not of your royal blood at all (why, he must be adopted after all!) Or would you rather your ex-girlfriend’s child be yours? The test [more...]

Date: 2007-03-17 18:22:23

Va forensics dept to report on use of familial DNA | Washington ...

The Department of Forensic Science is expected to present its report regarding the use of a controversial form of DNA searching that helps identify criminal suspects using genetic material from their relatives.A report was supposed to be delivered on Wednesday, but the meeting was rescheduled until Friday.The Forensic Science Board — which oversees the department — asked the agency earlier this summer to study the technique of "familial DNA" searches.Prosecutors and defense attorneys have asked the department to use the searches.The searches are used in California and Colorado, but other [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 14:10:30

Daytona Beach Cops Use Serial Killer as Excuse to take and record ...

Taking a DNA sample using a cheek swab is a Fourth Amendment search that would normally require a warrant. See Kohler v. Englade, 470 F.3d 1104 (5th Cir. 2006). It certainly looks like the police don't have warrants here. The question then becomes if some exception to the warrant requirement applies to make the cheek swab reasonable. It may be that the officers are only asking targets for consent to give up a DNA sample. If that's the case, the swabs are constitutional under the consent exception. It also may be that the officers are only getting cheek swabs when they arrest someone. If [more...]

Date: 2008-02-08 02:28:00

How Can I Locate Family Members With DNA Testing?

Genealogy has thrown its doors open to connect more and more people together. With new kinds of DNA tests that are available to the public, it is now possible to locate family members with DNA! Yes, that’s right! Now it is possible to search one’s surname in a DNA database and locate family members with DNA. Source:How Can I Locate Family Members With DNA Testing? Paste your code here! View original post: How Can I Locate Family Members With DNA Testing?If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for [more...]

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

ShareLunker Starts October 1st « Get Hook'd

genetic analysis of scale samples archived from ShareLunkers submitted to the program before the DNA fingerprinting techniques were available; * the search for genetic markers associated with ShareLunkers and for gender determination. Samples are being analyzed in an attempt to determine if there is a specific gene that influences growth differences. 10. Using genetic fingerprinting techniques developed in the last five years, TPWD has begun studies in selected public reservoirs using tagged ShareLunker offspring (referred to as Operation World Record or OWR fish) to determine the growth [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 20:10:22

Familial DNA hunt sought in East Coast rape case | InsideNova

The search for a close relative also is narrowed greatly by additional, Y-STR DNA testing. Morrissey said Denver's software is available to any jurisdiction willing to comply with appropriate protocols and precautions. "We have this thing, and there's no reason for anybody to re-create the wheel," he said. "This is developed by people that have been going into court and litigating DNA for 20 years, 25 years," he said. In Colorado, it has helped to track down a dozen suspects but thus far has resulted in just one successful prosecution -- a man who cut himself while breaking into [more...]

Date: 2010-08-04 13:14:58

Want Low Cost DNA Testing Kits?

Searching for laboratory to perform an accurate Paternity Testing? Well the law has permitted the conduction of such tests to only a few labs, so really you don’t have look far. But for the best results I would sincerely recommend screensafeuk.co.uk as they are the most experienced in the field with the latest technology under their command to support their result. Really when it comes to DNA Testing, the experts at screensafeuk.co.uk probably hold the record for providing accurately for over a consistent period of time. Also if you really don’t like the idea of taking the matters to the [more...]

Date: 2010-05-28 20:48:17


So what will happen to the leading and lagging strand? Please post anything that you know here. Anything at all. Thank you. It’s greatly appreciated. Related posts:DNA Replication Cartoon Our second cartoon made for our AP Biology class.... How can DNA synthesis proceed in both directions from a replication origin? Even though DNA polymerase can synthesis DNA in only one... How to define leading strand in DNA replication? I’ve searched online about the leading strand and found a... Why does the lagging strand require more primers than the leading strand in DNA replication? Why does the [more...]

Date: 2010-05-25 17:15:18

fenian32: Colin Duffy sexually violated in prison search, court told

The court was told that DNA samples taken from a seatbelt, in what is believed to have been the getaway car, and the tip of a latex glove that was found in the vehicle, match DNA samples taken from Duffy and therefore link him to the car. An apparent attempt to burn the car, which had been bought 13 days before the attack through Autotrader for £380, had failed. A forensic scientist told the court that the chance of the DNA found on the latex glove belonging to any other person but Duffy was one in a billion. The probe also heard that DNA on a mobile phone and two matchsticks found inside [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 15:58:36

Gathering at Cal State LA highlights role of DNA in crime solving

Kenneth Howard, supervising criminalist for the forensic biology section of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, spoke about efforts to eliminate a DNA backlog on sexual assault kits. Howard said there were a total of 4,877 kits that weren’t analyzed. all but 200 of the cases have been out-sourced to contract laboratories, he said. He discussed the need to standardize reports to make work flow more efficient, and of automation to make it faster to do batching, the process of working case evidence samples in batches. Los Angeles Police Department Detective Rocky Sherwood said the forum [more...]

Date: 2010-09-26 06:57:08

Stool DNA test for colon cancer not yet cost-effective

dna test immigration | Paternity Tests Lastest Live Search News | Website Cluster How to Drive Laser-Targeted Traffic Using Yahoo! Search Marketing | Website Cluster Stool DNA test for colon cancer not yet cost-effective (Reuters) | epitrial.com IT, Hi-Tech, Science, Medicine and Architecture News » Reverse Mobile Search India Search Engine News » Big brands dominate Google search [more...]

Date: 2010-09-21 07:45:26

Technology Review: Searching for Disease Genes Gets Easier

David Barker: The on the chip were chosen to represent the common variation in the genome mapped in the HapMap. The microarray does a good job of capturing all that variation and can help discover genes that control risk of major diseases, such as cancer, asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. TR: What kinds of projects are under way?DB: We are working with an Icelandic company, DeCode, which will genotype half the population of Iceland and will look for associations in all kinds of diseases (see "Genomics into Drugs").Lots of other projects are in progress. Children's Hospital [more...]

Date: 2006-12-13 08:00:00

DNA research article on Scotland's R1a1 Highland Clansmen

DNA research article on Scotland's R1a1 Highland Clansmen DNA Genealogy and the search for Somerled By Andrew Mceachern and Anatole Klyosov Whilst there is much to do about Somerled being Norse and Professor Bryan Sykes "research" work, this is simply not true. Clan Donald carry an SNP, which is L176.1. SNP's are mutations that we get from our deep ancestors, they do not change their values. The Norse DNA that Sykes makes reference to DOES not carry this SNP, therefore Clan Donald did not get their ancestry from the Norse. Its this simple. For your reference I am also [more...]

Date: 2010-09-01 01:34:03

Ca: Senate Statutory Review of the DNA Identification Act ...

Michel-Adrien Sheppard writes: The Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs recently published its report entitled Public Protection, Privacy and the Search for Balance: A Statutory Review of the DNA Identification Act. The Act, which came into effect in 2000, created a national DNA databank containing DNA samples from individuals convicted of certain designated offences. The Committee recommends allowing the automatic taking of DNA samples from adults convicted of an expanded number of designated crimes. But it recommends against amending the Criminal Code to allow the [more...]

Date: 2010-07-13 13:27:07

Top 10 Cutting-Edge Advances in CSI Technology

Investigators itching to retrieve a fingerprint, but hesitant to disturb material that could be subjected to DNA analysis, may soon be able to use a non-contact retrieval technique. 5. Portable Laser How many people can brag that they carry a portable laser to work? Now smaller, lighter, and more powerful than ever, investigators can use this high-tech tool to find more trace evidence and process crime scenes faster, and we all know that time is of the essence in crime fighting. Nothing short of amazing, even a miniscule piece of a nearly-invisible blond hair found using laser [more...]

Date: 2010-10-06 16:59:00

Evolution News & Views: "Junk" DNA: Darwinism's Last Stand?

In 1980, Francis Crick and Leslie Orgel argued in Nature that "much DNA in higher organisms is little better than junk." The spread of junk DNA in the course of evolution "can be compared to the spread of a not-too-harmful parasite within its host." Since it is unlikely that such DNA has a function, "it would be folly in such cases to hunt obsessively for one." In a companion article, W. Ford Doolittle and Carmen Sapienza similarly argued that many organisms contain "DNAs whose only 'function' is survival within genomes," and that "the search for other explanations may prove, if not [more...]

Date: 2009-06-04 16:00:00

Article: DNA Theft: Recognizing the Crime of Nonconsensual Genetic ...

A quick on-line search reveals many companies that offer “secret” or “discreet” DNA testing. The rapid proliferation of companies offering direct-to-consumer genetic testing at ever lower prices means that both the technology and motives exist for DNA theft. Yet in nearly every American jurisdiction, DNA theft is not a crime. Rather, the nonconsensual collection and analysis of another person’s DNA is virtually unconstrained by law. This article explains how DNA theft poses a serious threat to genetic privacy and why it merits consideration as a distinct criminal offense. You can [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 19:16:29

23andMe Personal Genome Service: DNA Test for Health and Ancestry ...

DNA Testing For Authentic Search Of Ancestry Something that can really penetrate into your origin and give... Dna Markers for Genealogy DNA Markers for Genealogy – Mitochondrial DNA Genealogy Who... Is That True That People Can Trace [more...]

Date: 2010-10-09 15:57:42

Forensic News Blog: A Yellow Light to DNA Familial Searches

Investigators could tell that the killer had to be a close relative of Mr. Franklin and narrowed it down to his father, Lonnie Franklin Jr., after they found the father’s DNA in saliva on a discarded slice of pizza. Lonnie Franklin Jr. was charged with 10 counts of [more...]

Date: 2010-09-16 19:40:00

Kids with ADHD may have missing DNA

Each day, we search through the latest stories from dozens of the top blogs and news sites and present the top links to our readers. If you'd like your site included in our index, submit your URL and link to us in your blogroll and we'll add you to our real-time index. Please only submit your site if your content is relevant to our readers here at Health Symptoms [more...]

Date: 2010-10-02 06:15:02

Rhizome | *.VHS *.EXE *.DNA

DNA is a series of meetings with artists, art lovers, theorists and researchers of the latest phenomenas with academics from Technical University of Lodz. The meetings will include presentations of video works conducted by professors of Strzeminski Academy of Art in Lodz (Konrad Kuzyszyn) and PWSFTviT (Robakowski). The aim of the meetings is to develop crative assumptions on which the art and science can work within a common framework. The artists will have an opportunity, unique and unprecedented in our country, to familiarise themselves with the basics of the latest technologies. The NT [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 12:03:42

How do I get someone to give me a good DNA sample for a paternity ...

I need to get him to swab the inside of his mouth with a q-tip, some blood on a piece of cotton – some kind of DNA sample that I can take down to a company that will do a paternity test. I don’t want him to know what its for. How could I get a DNA sample from him? What would I say? Incoming search terms for the article:how to get someone to give their dna 4 Responses to “How do I get someone to give me a good DNA sample for a paternity test without letting them know what its [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 15:08:41

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