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DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 308 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
- 311 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.
Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, gene therapy, dna )

Judy
- 103 days ago - npr.org
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long considered off limits.
Richard III's DNA Throws Up Infidelity Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Analysis, DNA, family tree, Richard III )

Ray
- 245 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Analysis of DNA from Richard III has thrown up a surprise: evidence of infidelity in his family tree.
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
- 321 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
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
- 230 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
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
- 215 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.
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
- 338 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.
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, concept, DNA, interesting, science, research, woolly mammoths )

Kathy
- 134 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
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
- 234 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Watson says he will donate some proceeds form the auction to support research
UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

Save Anim
- 160 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.
   

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