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Poll: Would you support the modification of embryos to prevent genetic diseases?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support the modification of embryos to prevent genetic diseases?

Sep 17th 2012, 10:20 AM 6,902 Views 95 Comments

Do you agree with a procedure involving the genetic modification of an embryo in order to prevent serious genetic diseases? Have your say…

Bones found at English car park may belong to medieval king
# Dem Bones Dem Bones
# Dem Bones Dem Bones

Bones found at English car park may belong to medieval king

Sep 12th 2012, 2:20 PM 8,149 Views 15 Comments

Remember Richard III? From the Shakespeare play? Archaeologists think they’ve found his skeleton…

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins
# Farming
# Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

Sep 6th 2012, 11:14 AM 3,463 Views 7 Comments

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

DNA test to help identify superhorses
# DNA
# DNA

DNA test to help identify superhorses

Aug 29th 2012, 8:15 PM 6,739 Views 6 Comments

A genetic variant that influences gait in horses is potentially good news for breeders – but also for those researching a way to fix human spine injuries.

Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Michaela murder: DNA evidence 'being taken from hotel employees'

Aug 8th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,711 Views 7 Comments

Police opened a fresh investigation into McAreavey’s death in July, following a court case which found two men not guilty of her murder.

Madonna hits Dublin: The 5 looniest stories about her backstage antics
# Her Madge
From The Daily Edge
# Her Madge

Madonna hits Dublin: The 5 looniest stories about her backstage antics

Jul 24th 2012, 11:01 AM 10,186 Views 49 Comments

DNA scrubbing, Irish weather, roses with stems the wrong length – it’s a minefield out there for the Queen of Pop.

Unborn babies could be tested for 3500 genetic conditions
# Genetics
# Genetics

Unborn babies could be tested for 3500 genetic conditions

Jun 7th 2012, 6:42 PM 4,567 Views 19 Comments

Blood and saliva samples from parents could predict thousands of genetic conditions in unborn babies.

Forensic scientist in Michaela trial says defendants' DNA not found at scene
# Michaela
# Michaela

Forensic scientist in Michaela trial says defendants' DNA not found at scene

May 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,779 Views 0 Comments

Day five of the trial for the murder of Michaela McAreavey got underway today…

Scientists launch DNA search... for Bigfoot
# Yeti Hunt
From The Daily Edge
# Yeti Hunt

Scientists launch DNA search... for Bigfoot

May 23rd 2012, 6:38 PM 3,328 Views 7 Comments

Researchers are calling for hair samples to test for evidence of the mythical creature’s existence.

State should consider DNA register for remains of unidentified people
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

State should consider DNA register for remains of unidentified people

May 11th 2012, 8:09 AM 921 Views 3 Comments

The Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality has made a number of recommendations in a report published yesterday.

Legendary Olympic gold medalist dies following leukaemia battle
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Legendary Olympic gold medalist dies following leukaemia battle

Apr 15th 2012, 12:32 PM 555 Views 0 Comments

Murray Rose, who won four medals at the Games, has passed away aged 73.

Gardaí identify bodies found in burnt-out car near Dundalk
# Gangs
# Gangs

Gardaí identify bodies found in burnt-out car near Dundalk

Mar 13th 2012, 9:48 PM 7,993 Views 18 Comments

Anthony Burnett, 31, and Joseph Redmond, 25, were identified after DNA tests were carried out on their remains.

Verdict due in trial over murder of Northern Ireland-based soldiers
# Massereene
# Massereene

Verdict due in trial over murder of Northern Ireland-based soldiers

Jan 20th 2012, 10:12 AM 749 Views 0 Comments

Judgement in the six-week-long Massereene trial is due later today.

Malaysia's opposition leader cleared in sodomy trial
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Malaysia's opposition leader cleared in sodomy trial

Jan 9th 2012, 8:49 AM 1,309 Views 10 Comments

Anwar Ibrahim has been fighting the charges since 2008, claiming they were a set-up by the current government which is afraid of the challenge his leadership poses.

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague
# Black Death
# Black Death

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague

Oct 12th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,403 Views 9 Comments

Samples obtained by drilling skeletons’ teeth show that the disease has changed little over 600 years.

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial
# Amanda Knox
# Amanda Knox

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial

Sep 7th 2011, 10:05 PM 519 Views 3 Comments

The decision is good news for the American student as it means an independent review of DNA evidence — previously ordered by the appeals court and hugely favorable to Knox — will stand.

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:41 AM 1,015 Views 0 Comments

The Iberian lynx one of the world’s most endangered big cats, however new research shows the species has had very little genetic diversity for thousands of years.

How the CIA tried to find Osama bin Laden
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

How the CIA tried to find Osama bin Laden

Jul 12th 2011, 12:35 PM 635 Views 3 Comments

A fake vaccination programme was organised in the town where the Al Qaeda leader was hiding but did it work?

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests
# Science Gone Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Science Gone Mad

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests

Jul 5th 2011, 11:44 AM 382 Views 0 Comments

Who let the dog out? Owners who don’t scoop will now pay.

DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'
# DSK
# DSK

DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'

May 24th 2011, 1:28 PM 492 Views 0 Comments

AP cites two sources who say DNA samples taken from a chambermaid’s uniform match those taken from the former IMF head.

Poll: Is it right to have a national DNA database to tackle crime?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it right to have a national DNA database to tackle crime?

Apr 30th 2011, 10:50 AM 3,685 Views 31 Comments

A newspaper reports that every prisoner convicted of a serious offence or arrested for a crime that carries a jail term of five years or more will be required to provide DNA for a national database. But should we have such a system?

Prisoners will be forced to give DNA samples for national crime database - report
# DNA
# DNA

Prisoners will be forced to give DNA samples for national crime database - report

Apr 30th 2011, 10:29 AM 743 Views 8 Comments

A newspaper reports also says that anyone arrested for a crime carrying a jail term of five years or more could be forced to give a sample.

Scientists may have found the key to how the human brain develops
# Brainy
# Brainy

Scientists may have found the key to how the human brain develops

Apr 29th 2011, 3:42 PM 955 Views 1 Comment

Researchers have isolated a single gene which may determine the size of the brain, and which may be crucial in understanding the development of our grey matter.

Coffee lover? Blame your genes From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 11th 2011, 11:14 AM

Coffee lover? Blame your genes

Dutch police arrest father of 12-year-old girl who gave birth
# Child Birth
# Child Birth

Dutch police arrest father of 12-year-old girl who gave birth

Apr 6th 2011, 9:21 AM 8,407 Views 0 Comments

The father of a child who gave birth on a school trip last month has been arrested by police following DNA testing.

DNA evidence brings detectives "close" to solving 23-year-old murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

DNA evidence brings detectives "close" to solving 23-year-old murder

Mar 22nd 2011, 8:57 AM 1,608 Views 0 Comments

PSNI closing in on killer of young German backpacker Inga Maria Hauser who was buried in shallow grave in Antrim forest.

DNA could link bone fragments to missing pilot Amelia Earhart
# DNA
From The Daily Edge
# DNA

DNA could link bone fragments to missing pilot Amelia Earhart

Dec 19th 2010, 1:50 PM 972 Views 0 Comments

Bone fragments could help solve one of the 20th century’s best-known mysteries: what happened to Amelia Earhart?