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What is DNA testing

DNA paternity testing is a complex scientific process, carried out on a simple mouth swab, which can positively identify relationships between people. Most commonly it is used to establish if a man is the true biological father of a child. DNA paternity testing is also often referred to simply as a DNA test, a paternity test or DNA testing. It was developed by Sir Alec Jeffreys at the University of Leicester in 1985. Cellmark became the UK's first private DNA paternity testing laboratory in 1987. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) is the body's genetic 'blueprint'. It is a long thread-like molecule which carries the "genetic code" that determines our individual characteristics. DNA is found in almost all of the billions of cells that make up our body. Every child inherits a unique mixture of DNA from its parents so, except for identical twins, no two people in the world have exactly the same genetic code. For further information visit www.cellmark.co.uk [ go to Youtube.com ]

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How to get a DNA test

DNA testing is a complex scientific process which can positively identify relationships between people. Most commonly it is used to establish if a man is the true biological father of a child. DNA paternity testing is also often referred to simply as a DNA test, a paternity test or DNA testing. Cellmark has a large team of Customer Service Advisers on hand to answer any questions you may have - please call on 08000 362522 [ go to Youtube.com ]

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What to consider before you decide to have a DNA test

Paternity testing is not a decision which should be entered into lightly. Please consider whether this is the best course of action, particularly for any children involved. It may help you to discuss the issues and possible outcomes with a third party, either a friend or family member or an independent advice service. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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Cellmark - the home of DNA testing

Cellmark is proud to be the UK's most recommended DNA testing service. We have been providing a confidential, conclusive & court approved DNA testing service for over 20 years. We are accredited by the Ministry of Justice as a body that may carry out parentage tests (otherwise called DNA Testing or Paternity Testing) as directed by the civil courts in England and Wales under section 20 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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How conclusive is a standard DNA test?

When a mother, child and possible father are tested Cellmark's results will either show he is not the father or provide proof of paternity with a confidence level of 99.99% and usually greater than 99.999%. We also carry out other types of relationship testing, for further details please contact Cellmark's Customer Service team in the UK on 08000 362522. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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Over the counter testing

How curious are you about the information in your DNA? Have you ever thought of taking a genetic test you can buy on the internet? Public interest in DNA is increasing and people are more curious about the information contained within their genome. It is now possible to access a range of DNA tests -- for a price -- on the internet. Yourgenome.org presents a short video of Dr Steve Cross who decided to analyse his DNA using tests available to UK citizens over the internet. You may find his thoughts and results interesting... [ go to Youtube.com ]

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Report on over the counter DNA testing kits, November 17th 2009

Pharmacies in the UK have started to sell DNA paternity testing kits over the counter. In the past, such testing could only be arranged through a court order, with the DNA samples taken by a medical professional. Will this opportunity for the general public to buy these tests, in a similar way to being able to purchase home pregnancy testing kits, be in the best interests of the children? [ go to Youtube.com ]

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13 Year Old Dad To Have DNA Test / The Queen On YouTube

Please visit my blog for more on tonight's stories: www.ajdpadbury.blogspot.com Links to tonights stories: 13 year old dad to have DNA test: www.thesun.co.uk Submarines collide in Atlantic: uk.reuters.com The Queen Updates Royal Website: www.guardian.co.uk Facebook UTurn on privacy terms: www.guardian.co.uk Intro by the talented Phil uk.youtube.com Music royalty-free by www.incompetech.com Thanks for watching. Enjoyed the show? Why not subscribe and send a friend request for updates. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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Snell Helmet Testing with LabVIEW and CompactDAQ

viroadshow.blogspot.com The Snell Memorial Foundation works to make sure the helmets we use in transportation and sports are made according to the specs required to protect our heads when accidents happen. As a memorial to Pete, a group of scientists, physicians, racing colleagues and friends teamed together in a dedicated effort to promote research, education, testing and development of standards geared to improve the effectiveness of automotive racing helmets. Through their work, the Snell Memorial Foundation was established in 1957. Reading their list of tests will make me think twice before my next ride on a two-wheeler! Impact Test Positional Stability (Roll-Off) Test Dynamic Retention Test Chin Bar Test Shell Penetration Test Faceshield Penetration Test Flame Resistance Test This video was made for NI Week 2006 as an example CompactDAQ application. I wanted to post it because it (your helmet working when you need it) is one of those things that's easy to take for granted. Many thanks to Snell and the good work they do. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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Consent and DNA testing

The Human Tissue Act received Royal Assent in November 2004, and was fully enacted on September 1st 2006. Whilst its main focus is to redress the inadequacy on the law on tissue retention the inclusion of the DNA theft clause in the Act (section 45) has implications for good practice in relation to paternity testing. Section 45 of the Act has a particular relevance to paternity testing given that it covers the non-consensual analysis of DNA. It stipulates that "A person commits an offence if he has any bodily material intending":- - that any human DNA in the material be analysed without qualifying consent, and - that the results of the analysis be used otherwise than for an excepted purpose, A person guilty of an offence under this section:- - is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum; - is liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or to a fine, or to both. [ go to Youtube.com ]

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