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# dna - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

DNA test to help identify superhorses
# DNA
# DNA

DNA test to help identify superhorses

Aug 29th 2012, 8:15 PM 6,713 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.

# dna - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

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 3,689 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.

# dna - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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 10,093 Views 49 Comments

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

# dna - Thursday 7 June, 2012

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 4,550 Views 19 Comments

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

# dna - Monday 28 May, 2012

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 5,623 Views 0 Comments

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

# dna - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

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 3,306 Views 7 Comments

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

# dna - Friday 11 May, 2012

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 914 Views 3 Comments

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

# dna - Sunday 15 April, 2012

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 546 Views 0 Comments

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

# dna - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

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 7,974 Views 18 Comments

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

# dna - Friday 20 January, 2012

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 740 Views 0 Comments

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

# dna - Monday 9 January, 2012

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

Malaysia's opposition leader cleared in sodomy trial

Jan 9th 2012, 8:49 AM 1,299 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.

# dna - Monday 24 October, 2011

# dna - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

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 1,374 Views 9 Comments

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

# dna - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

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 504 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.

# dna - Monday 22 August, 2011

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 996 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.

# dna - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

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 618 Views 3 Comments

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

# dna - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

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 361 Views 0 Comments

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

# dna - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

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 480 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.

# dna - Saturday 30 April, 2011

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 3,673 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 727 Views 14 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.

# dna - Friday 29 April, 2011

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 937 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.

# dna - Monday 11 April, 2011

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

Coffee lover? Blame your genes

# dna - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

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 8,300 Views 4 Comments

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

# dna - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

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 1,564 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 - Sunday 19 December, 2010

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 952 Views 0 Comments

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