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Cat Watch 2014: The Lion in Your Lap
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Cats Cat Watch, Lions, DNA )

Ray
- 17 days ago - bbc.co.uk
While our domestic cats may not appear to have much in common with the lions of the Serengeti, they actually share most of the same DNA. In fact, in their relatively recent evolutionary history, they share a common ancestor.
DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - science.gc.ca
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
Cat Hair Helps to Convict Man of Murder
Science & Tech  (tags: investigation, interesting, crime, DNA, cat hair )

Giana
- 24 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time ever, mitochondrial DNA from shed cat hair was accepted as evidence in a U.S. legal proceeding and helped to convict a suspect of murder.
Non-Coding RNA: Genetic Modification Anti-Science Groups Can't Protest
Science & Tech  (tags: Non-Coding RNA, Genetic Modification, Anti-GMOers, Anti-Science, Environment, Health, RNA, DNA, Proteins )

Brian
- 29 days ago - science20.com
"Modern genetic modification is protested by environmental groups and organic farmers. Organic farmers will spray Bt on their plants, while calling them organic food, yet the same food that expresses Bt naturally, like many plants do, is a Frankenfood."
DNA Study Reveals Third Group of Ancient Ancestors of Modern Europeans
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, news, interesting, humans, ancient, environment, discovery, DNA, ancestors, europeans, hunter-gatherers, migrants, Eurasia )

Darren
- 33 days ago - theguardian.com
Mixture of hunter-gatherers and farmers was augmented by third wave of migrants, perhaps 5,000 years ago, from north Eurasia
DNA Evidence Overturns 30-Year Convictions in US Case
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, DNA, Death Row, Innocence )

Ray
- 49 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one of them on death row, have been released after DNA evidence proved their innocence.
Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic--And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back
Science & Tech  (tags: passenger pigeon, martha, deextinction, DNA, animals, species, Iconic, scientists, science, biologists, environment, humans, research, study, technology )

Lone
- 51 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, last of her kind, finds biologists dreaming of preventing or reversing extinctions.
Mistaken Identity: 'Sea Anemone' Is Actually New Type of Animal
Science & Tech  (tags: American Museum of Natural History, animals, discovery, DNA, interesting, news, research, science )

Kayleen
- 155 days ago - foxnews.com
The new creature, with tentacles more than 6 feet long, isn't an anemone as previously thought but rather the first known organism in a new order of animals, according to researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Semi-Synthetic Organism: Scientists Create First Living Organism That Transmits Added Letters in DNA "Alphabet"
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Life, Artificial Life, Semi Synthetic, DNA, New Life Forms, Bacterium, GMO )

Brian
- 167 days ago - sciencedaily.com
"Scientists have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pair of DNA "letters," or bases, not found in nature; the bacterium's cells can replicate the unnatural DNA bases more or less normally..."
Breakthrough DNA Study Could Slow Big Cat Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

Cher
- 170 days ago - nhm.ac.uk
New research comparing genes from living lions with ancient lion remains could help scientists boost dwindling populations.
Epigenetics 101: A Beginner's Guide to Explaining Everything
Science & Tech  (tags: genes, DNA, biology )

Freya
- 178 days ago - theguardian.com
The word 'epigenetics' is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?
An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

Giana
- 204 days ago - theverge.com
The embryonic stem cells responsible for producing every other type of cell in the human body gained their power from an ancient virus that copied itself into our DNA millions of years ago, according to new research.
Kennedy Cousin's Libel Suit Goes Forward Over Nancy Grace's False Claim About DNA Discovery (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Nancy Grace, law, DNA, society, ethics, dishonesty, rights, news, violence, murder, crime )

Carrie
- 224 days ago - rawstory.com
A federal judge in Hartford, Connecticut has ruled that Michael Skakel's libel suit could go forward against the television personality Nancy Grace, her producers, and guest Beth Karas over comments made on her TV show falsely suggesting that DNA...
You Share 98.7 Percent of Your DNA With This Sex-Obsessed Ape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, DNA, evolutionary biology, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology )

Kit
- 233 days ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this month, just before the famed creationism debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I published an article drawing attention to a stunning piece of evidence in favor of the theory of evolution--one that terrifies creationists.
'Three-Parent Babies' Could Be Born in Britain Next Year
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, IVF technique, DNA, three parent babies, human eggs )

Beatrice
- 236 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The first three-parent babies could be born by 2015 after the government set out new draft regulations which will allow donor DNA from a 'second mother' to be implanted into a defective egg.
 

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