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First Ancient African Genome Solves Migration Mystery
Offbeat  (tags: Ancient African genome, migration mystery, DNA, Ethiopia )

- 381 days ago -
An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time.Researchers extracted DNA from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia.
Can 'Genetically-Identical' Synthetic Horn Save the Rhino?
Offbeat  (tags: Genetically, DNA, rhino horn, save, rhinos, poachers )

- 474 days ago -
Soon a artificial rhino horn may be on the market that's identical to the real thing down to its DNA, writes Diogo Veríssimo. A boon for rhinoceros conservation? Or an act of biopiracy that will enrich biotech corporations while perpetuating demand for
DNA Study Suggests Dog Evolution 'Earlier Than Thought'
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, DNA, Evolution, Study )

- 518 days ago -
Dogs may have been domesticated much earlier than previously though, Swedish researchers have suggested.
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: woolly mammoth, DNA, elephants, genetics, extinct mammals )

- 581 days ago -
A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic code of an elephant. Geneticists have studied DNA from mammoths which were
NHS DNA Scheme to Fight Cancer and Genetic Diseases
Offbeat  (tags: DNA, devastating diseases, NHS )

- 672 days ago -
A new genetics project could help "unlock a series of secrets about devastating diseases", the NHS says.
Does Richard III's DNA Question Queen's Right to the Throne?
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, bones, queen, throne, royalty, monarchs, dna )

- 691 days ago -
He is one of the nation's most notorious monarchs and Richard III is still creating controversy more than 500 years after his death.
Cat Watch 2014: The Lion in Your Lap
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Cats Cat Watch, Lions, DNA )

- 750 days ago -
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 Evidence Overturns 30-Year Convictions in US Case
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, DNA, Death Row, Innocence )

- 782 days ago -
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.
Breakthrough DNA Study Could Slow Big Cat Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

- 904 days ago -
New research comparing genes from living lions with ancient lion remains could help scientists boost dwindling populations.
How Cat Hairs Crack Stubborn Crime Cases
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, DNA )

- 1159 days ago -
Look what the cat dragged in. Few people knew about a British university's cat DNA database until it helped convict a man of manslaughter.
American Dogs Come From Asia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, DNA )

- 1199 days ago -
A new genetic analysis of hundreds of American dog breeds reveals that the canines' ancient roots trace back to Asia. On average, less than 30 percent of their DNA comes from Europe, suggesting dogs came to the Americas with the ancient humans
Black British Couple Give Birth to White Blue-Eyed Blonde Baby Girl
Offbeat  (tags: dna, genetics, unusual, odd )

- 2287 days ago -
THE stunned black dad of a newborn, WHITE, baby girl declared yesterday -- "I'm sure she's my kid ... I just don't know why she's BLONDE.
Alligator DNA Used To Catch Poacher In Florida
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, poaching, alligators, DNA )

- 2339 days ago -
A 22-year-old Florida man was arrested after state investigators used alligator DNA to link the suspected poacher with the crime, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Friday.
DNA May Solve Dog Mess Mysteries
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, DNA, pets, protection )

- 2349 days ago -
Dog DNA testing can do a lot of cool things. It can help solve cruelty cases, reveal potential breed-based health hazards, and further debunk the validity of dog bite studies and breed specific legislation. And, of course, the tests can satisfy curiosity
Study Shows Aussie Dingo May Be World's Oldest Dog
Offbeat  (tags: studies, dna, australian native dog, worlds oldest dog )

- 2412 days ago -
Australia's iconic dingo may be the world's oldest breed of dog, according a major new DNA study that is likely to boost conservation efforts. The international study has found the dingo and its close relation, the rare New Guinea singing dog, bear

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