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#DNA

# dna - Monday 14 February, 2022

DNA testing of elephant ivory reveals tactics of criminal networks
# Tracing
# Tracing

DNA testing of elephant ivory reveals tactics of criminal networks

Feb 14th 2022, 10:20 PM 19,344 Views 3 Comments

The analysis was used to identify tusks of elephants that were close relatives – parents and offspring, full siblings and half-siblings.

# dna - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Government investment in DNA-collecting company Genuity Science loses value
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Government investment in DNA-collecting company Genuity Science loses value

Aug 18th 2021, 12:40 PM 15,817 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund had invested €66m in the private genetics company acquired in a deal announced yesterday.

# dna - Monday 19 July, 2021

Investigation into IRA murder of Tom Oliver uncovers new DNA evidence
# IRA
# IRA

Investigation into IRA murder of Tom Oliver uncovers new DNA evidence

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 2:40 PM 33,417 Views 30 Comments

The farmer was shot dead in July 1991.

# dna - Monday 26 April, 2021

Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up
# Poo Done It?
# Poo Done It?

Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up

Apr 26th 2021, 3:48 PM 32,827 Views 57 Comments

Dog owners will be asked to cooperate in allowing a sample of saliva to be taken from their dog.

# dna - Monday 11 January, 2021

DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork
# Investigation
# Investigation

DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork

Jan 11th 2021, 5:37 PM 23,934 Views 0 Comments

Families of missing people have been informed of the find.

# dna - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

'I go through pain every day': Family of Willie Maughan determined to get justice
# Missing
# Missing

'I go through pain every day': Family of Willie Maughan determined to get justice

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:20 AM 21,531 Views 2 Comments

Maughan and his girlfriend Ana Varslavane disappeared five years ago.

# dna - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases
# Policing Authority
# Policing Authority

Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases

Nov 25th 2020, 8:26 PM 25,959 Views 9 Comments

Drew Harris said there is a “small risk” that some of these individuals have engaged in other crimes.

# dna - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA

Oct 4th 2020, 1:00 AM 47,851 Views 33 Comments

Hospitals and universities across Ireland are collaborating with Genuity Science due to, experts say, lack of a public project or strategy.

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
# Selling Our Genes
# Selling Our Genes

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:59 AM 720 Views 0 Comments

Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership
# Noteworthy.ie
# Noteworthy.ie

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership

Oct 4th 2020, 12:58 AM 740 Views 0 Comments

Ireland still has a chance to take control of genomics research – if it follows this advice.

# dna - Thursday 10 September, 2020

The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019
# Forensics
# Forensics

The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019

Sep 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 11,013 Views 21 Comments

The database is regarded as one of the State’s most important tools for fighting crime.

# dna - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Geraghty: Meath have 'lost a bit' of their footballing identity
# DNA
From The42
# DNA

Geraghty: Meath have 'lost a bit' of their footballing identity

Feb 26th 2020, 2:29 PM 7,541 Views 2 Comments

The Meath legend has been impressed with Galway’s switch to attacking football.

# dna - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA
# Privacy Rights
# Privacy Rights

Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA

Feb 13th 2020, 11:59 AM 11,623 Views 4 Comments

The case could have implications for the DNA databse in the Republic of Ireland.

# dna - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears
# Dublin
# Dublin

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears

Nov 21st 2019, 12:40 PM 15,203 Views 0 Comments

A DNA expert told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the blood matched that of the injured girl.

# dna - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says
# Tuam
# Tuam

It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says

Sep 11th 2019, 1:53 PM 6,018 Views 4 Comments

Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s Report on the Collection of Tuam Survivors’ DNA has been published today.

# dna - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash
# Tuskar Rock
# Tuskar Rock

Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash

Jan 6th 2019, 7:05 AM 55,505 Views 21 Comments

There were 33 male passengers whose bodies were never recovered and Gerry Kealy is working through the families to rule them out.

# dna - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?
# Identity
# Identity

Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,517 Views 8 Comments

There have been renewed calls for a centralised database and repository as currently the State does not know how many unidentified remains there are.

# dna - Monday 3 December, 2018

Ireland's DNA database to be shared with other European countries to help fight cross-border crime
# DNA-ble
# DNA-ble

Ireland's DNA database to be shared with other European countries to help fight cross-border crime

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:06 AM 10,908 Views 28 Comments

Ireland’s DNA database holds 16,361 DNA profiles of suspected offenders and convicted offenders.

# dna - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'

Jul 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,774 Views 34 Comments

There was only ever one thing to do: excavate the site and DNA test the remains without delay, writes Adrienne Corless.

# dna - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears

Jul 5th 2018, 3:26 PM 9,714 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Hutch was shot dead in Dublin on the morning of 24 May 2016.

# dna - Friday 13 April, 2018

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home
# Tuam Mother And Baby Home

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology

Apr 13th 2018, 10:27 AM 8,737 Views 58 Comments

A team of scientists have contradicted an expert technical group over the remains

# dna - Friday 23 March, 2018

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women
# Hunting Knife
# Hunting Knife

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:32 PM 17,157 Views 0 Comments

When one of the women ran away he caught her and began punching her repeatedly.

# dna - Thursday 8 February, 2018

First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests
# Cheddar Man
# Cheddar Man

First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests

Feb 8th 2018, 8:27 AM 65,113 Views 145 Comments

This week, UK scientists confirmed that the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.

# dna - Friday 2 February, 2018

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
# Genetics
# Genetics

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:01 PM 19,952 Views 47 Comments

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

# dna - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,878 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí have said they are determined to find out what happened to the baby boy.

# dna - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
# Cahersiveen
# Cahersiveen

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 43,625 Views 118 Comments

But one is all we’re likely to get.

# dna - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
# Kerry Babies
# Kerry Babies

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'

Jan 16th 2018, 1:19 PM 63,150 Views 116 Comments

As we wait on a significant announcement from gardaí, we look back at the Kerry Babies case which rocked the country to its core – and became, perhaps, a catalyst for change.

# dna - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent
# Ancient Beringians
# Ancient Beringians

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

Jan 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 28,955 Views 17 Comments

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

# dna - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
# Mass Grave
# Mass Grave

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam

Dec 12th 2017, 3:40 PM 33,974 Views 65 Comments

The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.

# dna - Monday 4 December, 2017

New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA
# Mystery Solved
# Mystery Solved

New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA

Dec 4th 2017, 10:58 AM 17,609 Views 3 Comments

Joseph Reilly’s family have been searching for him for over 10 years to no avail.

# dna - Friday 22 September, 2017

Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle
# Column
From The42
# Column

Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 3,775 Views 4 Comments

Tommy Martin writes on the beleaguered organisation that became embroiled in further controversy this week.

# dna - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

DNA of surrealist Salvador Dali's exhumed body disproves claim he fathered Spanish woman
# You Are Not The Father
# You Are Not The Father

DNA of surrealist Salvador Dali's exhumed body disproves claim he fathered Spanish woman

Sep 6th 2017, 9:58 PM 24,165 Views 33 Comments

Dali’s embalmed body had been exhumed in July to allow for a DNA paternity test.

# dna - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
# New York
# New York

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Aug 8th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,158 Views 86 Comments

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

# dna - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 20,122 Views 139 Comments

The controversial process could help eradicate certain diseases.

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,079 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# dna - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week
# Court Orders
# Court Orders

Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week

Jul 13th 2017, 5:35 PM 14,463 Views 12 Comments

A woman who claims to be his daughter has filed a paternity claim.

# dna - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
# New Discovery
# New Discovery

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,132 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# dna - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries
# Success
# Success

New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries

May 17th 2017, 3:00 PM 13,690 Views 34 Comments

The database has been in operation for 15 months.

# dna - Thursday 20 April, 2017

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:46 PM 29,881 Views 40 Comments

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

# dna - Saturday 18 March, 2017

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night
# Car Crash Television
From The Daily Edge
# Car Crash Television

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night

Mar 18th 2017, 9:46 AM 7,473 Views 0 Comments

This couldn’t have worked out better.

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