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CSI Conservation Uses Tiger Spit and Conch Fritters
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, animals, tigers, DNA )

CherAway
- 78 days ago - futurity.org
Scientists have come up with a new way to collect DNA from endangered species-extract it from degraded and left-behind materials, including feces, saliva, and even food products.
How DNA From Snow Helps Scientists Track Elusive Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

CherAway
- 233 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Researchers are using environmental DNA to help monitor and measure populations of rare snow-dwelling species like Canadian lynx.
What Your Cat's DNA Can Tell You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, DNA, genetic testing )

Jeri
- 476 days ago - lifehacker.com
Basepaws is a company dedicated to genetic testing for cats. It was founded in 2016 and recently released its first round of testing results, which included BertâEUR(TM)s DNA data.
8 Ways Your Cat Is Actually a Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: pet cats, tigers, DNA, awesome-pawsome adorable kitty pics )

Barb
- 496 days ago - blog.theanimalrescuesite.com
The stats are in! A recent study revealed that house cats share 95.6% of their DNA with the largest and most striking of the worldâEUR(TM)s big cats, tigers. Sound like a lot? Take a look at this list and then make up your mind.
Humans Are Wired To Be Kind
Offbeat  (tags: spirituality, DNA, humans, compassion, culture, humans, news, off-beat, society, unusual, video )

Fiona
- 522 days ago - upliftconnect.com
The mass perception of humanity seems to be overwhelmingly negative. Stories about awful things hit the news daily and we can be fooled into thinking humans are mostly bad. Watch video on this site and share.
First Ancient African Genome Solves Migration Mystery
Offbeat  (tags: Ancient African genome, migration mystery, DNA, Ethiopia )


- 1376 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Scooby
- 1469 days ago - theecologist.org
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 )


- 1512 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Beatrice
- 1576 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )


- 1667 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Scooby
- 1686 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )


- 1745 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 Evidence Overturns 30-Year Convictions in US Case
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, DNA, Death Row, Innocence )


- 1777 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.
Breakthrough DNA Study Could Slow Big Cat Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

CherAway
- 1899 days ago - nhm.ac.uk
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 )

CherAway
- 2154 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
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.
 

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