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Modern DNA Reveals Ancient Male Population Explosions Linked to Migration and Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, Genomes Project, Population Explosion )

Derek
- 227 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The study, led by Dr Chris Tyler-Smith of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, analysed sequence differences between the Y chromosomes of more than 1200 men from 26 populations around the world using data generated by the 1000 Genomes Project.
Leonardo Da Vinci's Living Relatives Found
Science & Tech  (tags: Leonardo da Vinci, discovery, Agnese Sabato, Ser Piero Da Vinci, Art History, Alessandro Vezzosi, Vinci Italy, DNA identification, DNA, history, research, investigation, technology )

Cat
- 235 days ago - livescience.com
Now this is interesting. Leonardo da Vinci lives on, according to two Italian researchers who have tracked down the living relatives of the Renaissance genius.
A ManâEUR(TM)s Discovery of Bones Under His Pub Could Forever Change What We Know About the Irish | National Post
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, Linguistics, genetics, DNA, Genomes, Ancient Cultures, Celts, Ireland, Europe, science, technology, research )

Cat
- 266 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
A right game changer! Ten years ago, an Irish pub owner was clearing land for a driveway when his digging exposed an unusually large flat stone. The stone, in turn, obscured a dark gap underneath.
Oldest Ancient-Human DNA Details Dawn of Neanderthals
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, genes, DNA, Neanderthals )

Louise
- 269 days ago - nature.com
In decoding just 0.1% of the genome of the oldest DNA ever recovered from an ancient human, the molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, threw out enough raw data to map the modern human genome a dozen times over.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 594 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, concept, DNA, interesting, science, research, woolly mammoths )

Kathy
- 626 days ago - councilforresponsiblegenetics.org
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 preserved
UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

Angie
- 652 days ago - msn.com
Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.
Russia Is Creating A 'Noah's Ark' With The DNA Of Every Creature That Ever Lived On Earth Read More: Http://Inhabitat.Com/Russi
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, animal kingdom, DNA, Russia, Arks, preservation )

Freya
- 708 days ago - businessinsider.com
Moscow State University just received Russia's largest-ever scientific grant in a bid to create a veritable "Noah's Ark" containing the DNA of every living and extinct creature on the planet.
Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, health, environment, discovery, DNA, Mind Control, meditating, cancer, patients )

Darren
- 722 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
DNA Laureate James Watson's Nobel Medal Sells for $4.1 Million
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, humans, discovery, DNA, Laureate, James Watson, Nobel Medal, sells, $4.1 Million, donmate, auction, research )

Darren
- 726 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
Richard III's DNA Throws Up Infidelity Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Analysis, DNA, family tree, Richard III )

Raymond
- 737 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Analysis of DNA from Richard III has thrown up a surprise: evidence of infidelity in his family tree.
DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 801 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
- 803 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.
 

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