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# dna - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'
# Dublin
# Dublin

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

Dec 28th 2016, 4:30 PM 16,485 Views 52 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

# dna - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year
# Fertility
# Fertility

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,289 Views 48 Comments

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# dna - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'I am here to build the future' - Mourinho says United job is about more than just results
# DNA
From The42
# DNA

'I am here to build the future' - Mourinho says United job is about more than just results

Dec 4th 2016, 10:17 AM 3,663 Views 12 Comments

The former Chelsea manager has defended his indifferent start to life at Old Trafford.

# dna - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago
# Delving Deep
# Delving Deep

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

Oct 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,146 Views 19 Comments

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# dna - Monday 10 October, 2016

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered
# Paris
# Paris

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

Oct 10th 2016, 10:56 PM 42,785 Views 43 Comments

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

# dna - Friday 7 October, 2016

Why have Ireland failed to build on their Italy and France performances?
# DNA
From The42
# DNA

Why have Ireland failed to build on their Italy and France performances?

Oct 7th 2016, 12:51 PM 6,819 Views 21 Comments

Tommy Martin wonders if we should be turning to PHDs rather than pundits to analyse Ireland’s struggles.

# dna - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough
# Personalised Treatments
# Personalised Treatments

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

May 3rd 2016, 2:50 PM 13,955 Views 12 Comments

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

# dna - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA
# Tiger's Tale
# Tiger's Tale

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,042 Views 16 Comments

“Dried geckos are used as an aphrodisiac; monkey skeletons are used to treat general pain”.

# dna - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Man who raped woman in 1984 jailed thanks to new DNA technology
# Profiling
# Profiling

Man who raped woman in 1984 jailed thanks to new DNA technology

Feb 3rd 2016, 6:08 AM 27,339 Views 16 Comments

The woman was raped in her own bed while her child was in the house.

# dna - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Aged 61, actor discovers he was adopted: 'I went from being an only child to the eldest of seven'
# The Magnificent Seven
# The Magnificent Seven

Aged 61, actor discovers he was adopted: 'I went from being an only child to the eldest of seven'

Jan 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 47,832 Views 32 Comments

Alan Stanford says, ‘Knowing you haven’t been forgotten is so important’

# dna - Friday 13 November, 2015

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders
# Burglaries
# Burglaries

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders

Nov 13th 2015, 3:35 PM 8,788 Views 26 Comments

It’s hoped the system will help find missing people and deal with an increase in burglaries.

# dna - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Dutch train security workers given kits to collect passengers' DNA
# Spit Deterrent
# Spit Deterrent

Dutch train security workers given kits to collect passengers' DNA

Oct 21st 2015, 9:40 PM 13,537 Views 14 Comments

A number of spit attacks have been carried out against rail drivers and conductors recently.

# dna - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Humans are now taller and smarter than ever before
# In Your DNA
# In Your DNA

Humans are now taller and smarter than ever before

Jul 5th 2015, 8:15 AM 41,118 Views 64 Comments

All because we widened the gene pool.

# dna - Thursday 25 June, 2015

This woman thought she had found her birth mother's family, but it wasn't what it seemed
# DNA
# DNA

This woman thought she had found her birth mother's family, but it wasn't what it seemed

Jun 25th 2015, 6:00 AM 33,797 Views 14 Comments

“I was so happy those days, I was thinking ‘This is definitely right, this is my family’.”

# dna - Monday 30 March, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies
# French Alps
# French Alps

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Mar 30th 2015, 3:12 PM 24,660 Views 57 Comments

Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.

# dna - Thursday 19 March, 2015

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack
# New York
# New York

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Mar 19th 2015, 9:54 PM 34,501 Views 57 Comments

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

# dna - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink
# Was It Fizzy Orange?
# Was It Fizzy Orange?

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Mar 18th 2015, 9:54 PM 17,168 Views 28 Comments

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# dna - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

Feb 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 11,904 Views 44 Comments

The UK has given its approval.

# dna - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies
# DNA
# DNA

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,565 Views 75 Comments

Opponents of the IVF technique fear this will be the first step on the road to ‘designer’ children.

# dna - Friday 2 January, 2015

New national DNA database to become operational this year
# Computers
# Computers

New national DNA database to become operational this year

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:00 AM 7,517 Views 13 Comments

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# dna - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live
# Family Court
# Family Court

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live

Dec 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

The solicitor for the Child and Family Agency wanted the case adjourned until January.

# dna - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Would you buy a house with a criminal past?
# Murky Secrets
# Murky Secrets

Would you buy a house with a criminal past?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:51 AM 3,280 Views 2 Comments

Serious crime can often have less of an impact on a house’s price than you might think.

# dna - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university
# DNA
# DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

Dec 10th 2014, 11:11 AM 10,330 Views 22 Comments

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# dna - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner

Nov 17th 2014, 3:50 PM 9,297 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.

# dna - Friday 14 November, 2014

Human remains found at Dublin recycling centre identified as missing man
# Mark Burke
# Mark Burke

Human remains found at Dublin recycling centre identified as missing man

Nov 14th 2014, 10:59 PM 51,229 Views 21 Comments

Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire was identified using DNA.

# dna - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Burglar busted after having sex with teddy bear and leaving DNA behind
# Desperate Measures
From The Daily Edge
# Desperate Measures

Burglar busted after having sex with teddy bear and leaving DNA behind

Oct 12th 2014, 3:16 PM 5,282 Views 3 Comments

Apologies in advance for this unfortunate mental image.

# dna - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011
# Investigation
# Investigation

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011

Sep 13th 2014, 5:55 PM 56,941 Views 38 Comments

The shell of a burnt out car was also found at the scene.

# dna - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Lamb kebabs found to contain no... lamb
# Not Again
# Not Again

Lamb kebabs found to contain no... lamb

Jul 24th 2014, 11:59 AM 38,021 Views 71 Comments

It’s alright though lads, there was no horsemeat.

# dna - Monday 21 July, 2014

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?
# Who's The Daddy
# Who's The Daddy

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?

Jul 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 10,833 Views 41 Comments

The question comes in light of new laws that make naming the father mandatory.

# dna - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a DNA database for criminals?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a DNA database for criminals?

Jun 11th 2014, 8:43 AM 10,702 Views 103 Comments

The DNA of the most serious criminals will be kept on a database under a new law. But is it a good idea? Or a step too far for civil liberties?

# dna - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal

Jun 10th 2014, 10:48 PM 19,586 Views 38 Comments

They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.

# dna - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Homelessness and taking DNA samples from suspected criminals
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Homelessness and taking DNA samples from suspected criminals

May 1st 2014, 9:00 AM 4,828 Views 8 Comments

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# dna - Friday 25 April, 2014

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene
# DNA
# DNA

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene

Apr 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,097 Views 8 Comments

Scientists are hoping to develop a test that would make it easy to identify who is and is not likely to get positive effects from taking aspirin.

# dna - Monday 21 April, 2014

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge
# DNA
From The42
# DNA

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge

Apr 21st 2014, 9:00 AM 11,345 Views 6 Comments

Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.

# dna - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage
# Megan Huntsman
# Megan Huntsman

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage

Apr 14th 2014, 7:10 PM 29,820 Views 113 Comments

Police say they believe that Megan Huntsman killed the children between 1996 and 2006.

# dna - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Apr 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,633 Views 8 Comments

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

# dna - Friday 21 February, 2014

DNA breakthrough in 1984 baby boy death mystery
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

DNA breakthrough in 1984 baby boy death mystery

Feb 21st 2014, 9:50 AM 30,904 Views 14 Comments

The body of the baby boy was found in a green plastic bag on the banks of the River Lagan in Antrim.

# dna - Monday 27 January, 2014

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough
# Investigation
# Investigation

Eamon Collins was killed in 1999 - now there's a DNA breakthrough

Jan 27th 2014, 6:31 AM 17,835 Views 30 Comments

Eamon Collins was beaten and stabbed in 1999 while out walking his dogs.

# dna - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'
# Missing
# Missing

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Dec 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,609 Views 8 Comments

This month marks 30 years since the end of the bloody dictatorship – but thousands are still missing.

# dna - Monday 4 November, 2013

Search concludes after remains of drug dealer found in Meath
# Christopher Gaffney
# Christopher Gaffney

Search concludes after remains of drug dealer found in Meath

Nov 4th 2013, 10:06 AM 14,340 Views 0 Comments

The remains of Christopher Gaffney were discovered in a field at Clonee over the weekend.