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Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
# Cold Cases
# Cold Cases

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,477 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
# Tragic
# Tragic

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,917 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer
# Bill Medley
# Bill Medley

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer

Jan 31st 2017, 1:10 PM 36,521 Views 12 Comments

A controversial DNA technique known as familial DNA was used to identify the killer.

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 16,565 Views 52 Comments

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

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 10,322 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.

'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 3,689 Views 12 Comments

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

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 33,259 Views 19 Comments

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

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 42,914 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.

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 6,850 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

May 3rd 2016, 2:50 PM 13,974 Views 12 Comments

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

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 9,071 Views 16 Comments

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

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 27,364 Views 16 Comments

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

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 47,985 Views 32 Comments

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

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 8,827 Views 26 Comments

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

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 13,561 Views 14 Comments

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

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 41,143 Views 64 Comments

All because we widened the gene pool.

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 34,487 Views 14 Comments

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

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 24,694 Views 57 Comments

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

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 34,544 Views 57 Comments

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

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 17,185 Views 28 Comments

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

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 12,001 Views 44 Comments

The UK has given its approval.

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

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,598 Views 75 Comments

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

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 7,536 Views 13 Comments

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

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 8,243 Views 0 Comments

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

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 3,318 Views 2 Comments

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

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 10,359 Views 22 Comments

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

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 9,328 Views 0 Comments

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

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 51,297 Views 21 Comments

Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire was identified using DNA.

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 5,321 Views 3 Comments

Apologies in advance for this unfortunate mental image.

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 57,171 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Lamb kebabs found to contain no... lamb

Jul 24th 2014, 11:59 AM 38,154 Views 71 Comments

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

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 10,886 Views 41 Comments

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

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 10,716 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?

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 19,608 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.

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 4,848 Views 8 Comments

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

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 7,123 Views 9 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.

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 11,394 Views 6 Comments

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

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 30,093 Views 113 Comments

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

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 7,659 Views 8 Comments

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

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 30,939 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.