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Baby with DNA from three people born in the UK
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DNA testing of elephant ivory reveals tactics of criminal networks
Government investment in DNA-collecting company Genuity Science loses value
Investigation into IRA murder of Tom Oliver uncovers new DNA evidence
Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up
DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork
'I go through pain every day': Family of Willie Maughan determined to get justice
Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases
Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA
Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership
The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019
Geraghty: Meath have 'lost a bit' of their footballing identity
Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA
Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears
It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says
Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash
Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?
Ireland's DNA database to be shared with other European countries to help fight cross-border crime
Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'
Adrienne Corless
Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears
Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology
Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women
First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests
UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent
Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA
Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle
DNA of surrealist Salvador Dali's exhumed body disproves claim he fathered Spanish woman
9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?
Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week
People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries
DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'