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Smallest ever molecular thermometers made from DNA

Royal Society of Chemistry - ‎6 hours ago‎
The smallest ever molecular thermometers have been made by researchers in Canada using fragments of DNA that slowly unfold to release fluorescent molecules.

Feds Seek DNA Samples to Investigate Thefts of 130 Guns

ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
In search warrant documents filed this week, a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent said investigators want to compare the DNA of Jameel Drinkard with evidence from the thefts. Investigators say the evidence includes hair found ...

Cells check DNA segregation at the end of their division

Phys.Org - ‎2 hours ago‎
During division, cells must duplicate their genetic material (or DNA) and ensure identical copies are passed along to the daughter cells.

Kuwait Will Require a DNA Sample, Not Just a Passport, From Visitors

Condé Nast Traveler - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The country has announced that it will ask all visitors to submit a mandatory DNA sample upon arrival at the Kuwait International Airport, where tests will take place in an on-site center designated for this purpose.

I Used DNA Testing To Personalize My Workouts And Here's What Happened

SELF - ‎May 4, 2016‎
We all know that everyone inherits genetic material from both their mother and their father, which becomes a unique chemical blueprint, called DNA. This DNA makes up our more than 20,000 genes, which each carry instructions for a single protein, that ...

Global DNA Vaccine Market Outlook 2020

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
As evident from the growing importance of DNA Vaccines, RNCOS endeavours to provide readers with a complete picture of the third generation vaccine technology in its new release "Global DNA Vaccine Market Outlook 2020". The study depicts a ...
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DNA shows the endangered solenodon's ancestors lived 78 million years ago

Daily Mail - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The study, published in the journal Mitochondrial DNA, revealed the mammal diverged from all other living mammals 78 million years ago, before the dinosaurs became extinct.

You'll soon have to hand over your DNA if you want to visit Kuwait

ScienceAlert - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Kuwait has announced that, this year, it'll become the first nation in the world to make it mandatory for anyone visiting or living in the country to submit their DNA to authorities for testing. The results will be used "to fight crime and terrorism ...
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Male DNA found at Mafevuka murder crime scene 'insufficient'

Eyewitness News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Male DNA found at Mafevuka murder crime scene 'insufficient'. It emerged yesterday there's no forensic evidence linking two men to the rape and murder of the 19-year-old.

DNA can now store images, video and other types of data

Science News for Students - ‎May 4, 2016‎
DNA holds the genetic information that tells each cell inside a living being what to do. Each side of a DNA molecule's twisted, ladder-like structure is made of four chemical building blocks.

Genes in Space Student Experiment Probes Astronaut DNA - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The new experiment will test the effectiveness of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing in microgravity - technology that could eventually help investigate a connection between genetic changes in an astronaut's DNA and a weakened immune system, ...
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DNA Shows Man Fatally Shot During Jewelry Store Robbery Had Killed Apple Valley Couple in Their 90s: Sheriff

KTLA - ‎15 hours ago‎
DNA evidence has confirmed that a 20-year-old Lancaster man shot dead during the armed robbery of a Torrance jewelry store was the individual who had killed an Apple Valley couple in their 90s and committed a string of other crimes, investigators said ...

Applied DNA Sciences Appoints Bob Miglani as Chief of Business Development

Marketwired (press release) - ‎6 hours ago‎
STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. ( NASDAQ : APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping and product authentication ...

A new model for simulating DNA's 'atmosphere' of ions

Phys.Org - ‎May 3, 2016‎
In nature, DNA exists within a solution rife with electrostatically charged atoms or molecules called ions. A recent study by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) proposed a new model of how B-DNA, the form of DNA that ...
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Can DNA become the future of digital storage? Microsoft is betting on it

ExtremeTech - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Microsoft announced a partnership with the San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience, which will provide the long oligonucleotides used for synthetic DNA storage. As part of the deal, Microsoft will purchase 10 million strands of such DNA, in what augurs to ...

Accused son Socrates Tamvakis ordered to provide DNA samples

The Age - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The man accused of murdering his elderly mother in her home has been ordered by a magistrate to provide DNA samples to police.
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Revolutionary nano-thermometer: Scientists develop world's smallest DNA thermometer 20k times thinner than human ...

International Business Times AU - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Heated DNA always unfolds, and scientists at the University of Montreal used this knowledge to develop the world's smallest thermometer out of DNA. This can revolutionise nanotechnology. The thermometer is fully programmable and thinner than a human ...

How DNA can take on the properties of sand or toothpaste

Science Daily - ‎May 2, 2016‎
"We found that under certain conditions, DNA behaves like toothpaste or sand, or like LEGO pieces when you try to put them back into the box and they don't seem to all fit," said Douglas Smith, a professor of physics at UC San Diego who headed a team ...

Agreement on DNA forensic centre

The Nation Newspaper - ‎17 hours ago‎
Speaking at the official signing of the agreement between the government and ITSI Bioscience LCC in Alausa, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, said the Lagos State DNA Forensics Centre (LSDFC) is aimed at ...