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Smoking cannabis ALTERS your DNA 'causing mutations'

Daily Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
Dr Reece said that when the chemicals in cannabis altered a user's DNA structure it could lead to slow cell growth and have serious implications for the fetal development of babies, potentially causing limbs or vital organs not to develop properly or ...

DNA Nation raises tough questions for Indigenous Australians

The Conversation AU - ‎6 hours ago‎
The first episode of the long awaited SBS series DNA Nation screened on Sunday night. In between ads enticing the viewer to part with cash for the chance to be told they descend from a Viking or a Polynesian princess (free shipping if you order now!

Dutch DNA experts helping solve SA bombing

Yahoo7 News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dutch DNA experts could hold the key to a breakthrough in the investigation into the bombing of the National Crime Authority office in Adelaide more than 20 years ago.
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EgyptAir Flight MS804: DNA samples taken as experts say human remains suggest explosion - ‎16 hours ago‎
EGYPTIAN forensics officials are collecting DNA from relatives of EgyptAir MS804 victims to help identify body parts retrieved from the Mediterranean, as Greece will soon dispatch crash information to Egyptian authorities.

Do DNA repairs full of mistakes develop into cancer?

Science Daily - ‎19 hours ago‎
A group of researchers at Osaka University found that if DNA damage response (DDR) does not work when DNA is damaged by radiation, proteins which should be removed remain instead, and a loss of genetic information can be incited, which, when ...

80 Percent of Americans Want to Label Food That Contains DNA

Reason (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Rather than seriously weighing the pros and cons of a mandatory labeling, the similarity in responses to the DNA labeling question suggests people may instead be substituting these questions with a simper question like, 'do you want free information ...

Adoptee uses DNA testing to explore family history - ‎9 hours ago‎
Four major companies that provide this service are Family Tree DNA, established in 2000; the Genographic Project through National Geographic, started in 2005; 23andMe, launched in 2007; and AncestryDNA, which first offered its product in 2012.
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Prince Alleged Heirs Refusing DNA Test

Gossip Cop - ‎17 hours ago‎
Two of Prince's alleged heirs are refusing to take a DNA test to prove they are biologically related to the late superstar.
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Poverty affects your DNA and increases the risk of depression, study finds

ScienceAlert - ‎6 hours ago‎
It's clear that coming from more humble beginnings can make ordinary life tougher in a lot of ways, and now a new study suggests that the experience of poverty and adversity can also alter biological mechanisms related to brain function, giving rise to ...
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US biochemist wins award for rewriting DNA to mimic evolution

Phys.Org - ‎21 hours ago‎
US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold on Tuesday won a million-euro technology prize in Finland for her work on "directed evolution", a method of rewriting DNA to improve medicines and develop green fuels. "Frances Arnold receives the 2016 Millennium ...

Evidence dispute prompts 'DNA master class'

Great Falls Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
The defense in the Tommy Dellar rape trial called the case a classic example of “he said, she said.” However, there is some physical evidence involved, specifically DNA. Before the trial began, presiding District Judge John Kutzman ruled on an ...

Carmel turns to DNA testing for dog park waste

WRTV Indianapolis - ‎6 hours ago‎
CARMEL, Ind. -- DNA testing is underway in Carmel - to determine who hasn't been picking up after their dogs. At Carmel's Bark Park, they take cleanliness seriously.

Concord: DNA tests show honeybee attack was not caused by Africanized bees

East Bay Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Lott and Nino hope scientists also test the bees' paternal DNA, which might show that the bees could have Africanized fathers.

DNA Nation

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 21, 2016‎
You may have heard of "ancestry DNA" - DNA mapping that traces not just your immediate progenitors but your history right back to the first human exodus out of Africa 200,000 years ago.
Ernie Dingo's DNA surprise

Medicare Contractor Outlines Criteria for Analytical Validity of Circulating Tumor DNA Tests

GenomeWeb - ‎20 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Medicare contractor Palmetto has outlined the coverage criteria by which it will assess the analytical performance of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) tests used to detect somatic variants. Among the pre-analytical, analytical, and ...

The Story in My DNA

Huffington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
A few years ago, at a National Association for Black Journalists conference, the company African Ancestry was doing free DNA analyses for some of the attendees as a promotion. I sat transfixed as the African ancestry of various people was teased out ...

DNA Tests Needed to Identify Thai School Fire Victims

ABC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
Relatives of a dozen primary-school girls who died in a dormitory fire in northern Thailand are awaiting the results of DNA tests because the bodies of all but five of the 17 victims are too disfigured to be recognizable. "I can't even tell which one ...
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Pakistan: DNA tests to confirm Taliban leaders death

U.S. News & World Report - ‎20 hours ago‎
Pakistan's Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addresses a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

DNA and a pill bottle are factors in Frederick County rape trial

Frederick News Post (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
The prosecution's case in the first day of a rape trial of a Frederick man relied on DNA evidence and the name on a pill bottle to link him to the charges.
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Bear suspected of killing hiker exonerated by DNA test after it was euthanized

Winston-Salem Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
A DNA test exonerated a 400-pound bear that was the primary suspect in a nighttime attack on a hiker at Great Smoky Mountains National Park - but only after the bear was killed by park officials.