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Genetics: Asymmetric breaks in DNA cause sterility

Nature.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
The part that the mouse gene Prdm9 plays in generating double-strand breaks in DNA has now been linked to its putative role in speciation, thanks to experiments that use a 'humanized' version of the gene.

Defense lawyers in Wolfe sisters case seek source code from DNA expert

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎10 hours ago‎
The trial of a man accused of killing two sisters in East Liberty slated to begin next month could be delayed as defense attorneys pursue an interim appeal at the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Mpumalanga man in court after DNA links him to 14 rapes

Times LIVE - ‎8 hours ago‎
Police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said the man was first arrested in 2013, for a rape in Marite, between Bushbuckridge and Hazyview.
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Flash of memory and DNA: Missing man found after 30 years

Hamilton Spectator - ‎2 hours ago‎
KITCHENER - A Kitchener man who had been missing for almost 30 years has been found alive, thanks to a sudden flash of memory, a DNA test and the detective work of a St. Catharines-area social worker. Edgar Latulip was 21 when he wandered away ...

After Losing His Wife to Cancer, Google Exec Jeff Huber Will Lead DNA Testing Venture

MIT Technology Review - ‎19 hours ago‎
After Losing His Wife to Cancer, Google Exec Jeff Huber Will Lead DNA Testing Venture. Jeff Huber's wife died of colon cancer.

Hafey funeral home in Springfield to collect DNA from the dead

MassLive.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
SPRINGFIELD - Hafey Funeral Service in Springfield has partnered with Canadian laboratory DNA Memorial and will soon be able to collect DNA from the remains of the deceased at the request of survivors searching for clues about family medical or ...
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DNA Evidence, Video Of Police Statement Presented In Grandmother Murder Trial

CJOB - ‎14 hours ago‎
Key DNA evidence has been presented at the trial of a man accused of killing a 73-year-old grandmother in 2011. Thomas Brine, 29, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the sexual assault and killing of Elizabeth Lafantaisie.

People with names like David Attenborough tend to share a common ancestor

Daily Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
Researchers studying the DNA of 1,600 unrelated men, including Sir David Attenborough (pictured right with his late brother Richard), have found a link between the Y chromosome and their surnames.

DNA evidence at scene of Saco shooting matched defendant's, scientist testifies

Press Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
The DNA analyst, Jennifer Sabean of the Maine State Police Crime Lab in Augusta, testified at Owens' trial that there is only a 1 in 123 quadrillion possibility that the genetic material collected from the garage door window of 25 Hillview Ave.

Temple team describes use of cadaver DNA to advance genetics learning in medical curriculum

News-Medical.net - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Initially, Dr. Gerhard considered having students genotype their own DNA, an approach that had been tried previously at other academic institutions.

Using DNA To Fight Fabric Fraud

Science 2.0 - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A company based on Long Island called Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) is working on ways to test finished cotton items to identify the type of cotton used and where it was grown.
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Man arrested in BC in 1990 Ontario sex assault after DNA breaks cold case

Toronto Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
WINDSOR, Ont. -- Police in Windsor, Ont., say DNA has led to charges against a 54-year-old man who was living in B.C. in a sexual assault cold case.
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Actress Lissy asked to submit to DNA test by Kerala High Court

Daily News & Analysis - ‎4 hours ago‎
Director Priyadarshan's ex-wife, actress Lissy, has been asked to submit to a DNA test by the Kerala High Court. According to a report in Mathrubhumi, ND Varkey of Muvattupuzha had filed a complaint asking Lissy to provide him with monthly financial ...
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Snow leopard DNA found in Chinese medicine sold in Australia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Chinese medicine purchased over the counter in Australia has been found to contain the DNA of endangered species. Laboratory testing of the capsules purchased in 2012 found they contained DNA from snow leopard - and possibly tiger. Both species are ...
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Northern Manitoba RCMP conduct huge DNA sweep in child homicide case

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Northern Manitoba RCMP conduct huge DNA sweep in child homicide case. Officers have asked all males ages 15 to 66 in remote community to volunteer samples of their DNA. Share on Facebook ...

Structural Study Points to New DNA Replication Mechanism

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
This movie shows the helicase protein complex from all angles, and reveals how its shape changes back and forth between two forms.

Scientists improve DNA technology for detecting, treating disease

Medical News Today - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
One of the drawbacks of DNA aptamers - synthetic small molecules that show promise for detecting and treating cancer and other diseases - is they do not bind readily to their targets and are easily digested by enzymes in the body.

Spanish court scraps Dutch man's sex offence sentence due to new DNA proof

The Sun Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
MADRID: Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a six-and-a-half year prison sentence for a Dutch man convicted of sexual assault after new DNA evidence emerged indicating that a British man was the culprit. But the court maintained Romano ...
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dna Money must reads: From Sensex fall of over 800 points to Coca-Cola suspending 3 manufacturing plants and more

Daily News & Analysis - ‎4 hours ago‎
Market benchmark Sensex crashed below 23,000-level in pre-close session after nosediving over 800 points while the NSE Nifty broke 7,000-mark on massive sell-off in banks and persistent foreign fund outflows.

Genealogy and DNA Classes Offered at the Maine Heritage Center

Portland Phoenix (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Maine Irish Heritage Center in Portland is offering classes on genealogy and DNA; the first one was held on Sunday, January 24, by local genealogist and DNA expert Krista J. Ozyazgan. She is the presenter for three more classes that are slated to ...
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