DNA Testing

Fit in my 40s: ‘A DNA test is like going to a fortune teller, with science’

These tests tell you things you would you never know about yourself in a lifetime’s observation, things you would never even think to ask<p>The past is a foreign country, but then you get to an age when the present seems a little exotic, also. Young people are weird about their health, is what I’m …

DNA

Edmonton police reviewing cold cases involving murdered Indigenous women, waiting for details from national inquiry

Edmonton city police are waiting to hear what the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women needs from its investigators as they …

Crime

First Look: Here Are The Bone Fragments Being Tested For A Possible Natalee Holloway Match

These bone fragments were discovered as part of an investigation being chronicled on Oxygen’s “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway."<p>Oxygen.com is …

Crime

After a 23andMe DNA test, Northern California woman discovers 3 siblings

As a 33-year-old mother of two, Jaclyn Baxter took the mail-in DNA test primarily to learn about her genetic health risks. On a Sunday in March, she spit into a test tube and sent the sample to 23andMe, a genetic testing firm based in Mountain View.<p>When she received the online results about two …

DNA

Sentenced to life for doing nothing wrong: The wrongly convicted who have lost 18,000 years behind bars

Sentenced to death for murder , jailed for robbery and given life sentences for sex attacks - they are the people who spent years behind bars for …

Crime

A DNA Test Giveaway at a Baltimore Ravens Game Turned Into a Fiasco

You may have never wondered what’s in the DNA of a football fan, but the Baltimore Ravens planned to find out. As part of a bizarre game-day …

DNA

Baltimore Ravens Postpone DNA Test Giveaway After Public Health Officials Get Involved

If you showed up to the Baltimore Raven’s home opener on Sunday expecting to receive a free DNA test, you were likely sorely disappointed. The NFL …

Consumer News

How DNA Testing Helps Athletes Maximize Their Genetic Potential

Photo: Shutterstock<p><b>DNA tests have been around for quite some time now, and while there are countless professional uses for them,</b> their availability …

DNA

Popular company’s DNA test uncovers surprise first cousin

Several years ago my friend Fred set up a family tree on Ancestry.com. He’s always been fascinated with his family history — especially with his …

Hawaii

Latest sports giveaway—DNA testing kits—is a terrible idea, experts say

Any football fans who were hoping to see the Baltimore Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns and to find out what variant of the ACTN3 gene they have went …

DNA

Baltimore Ravens to hand out free DNA test kits

We’re all living in 2017, while Baltimore’s out here in 3017.<p>The Ravens will be giving sports-giveaways a futuristic upgrade on Sunday for their game …

M&T Bank Stadium

DNA test on baby born to 10-year-old rape victim gives shocking twist to case

The test showed the uncle who was accused of raping and impregnating the child is not the biological father of her baby.<p>Forensic tests on a baby born …

DNA

Does a free DNA test make the Ravens-Browns game more or less appealing?

The Baltimore Ravens are giving away DNA test kits to fans and no one knows why.<p>According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens will be giving DNA test …

M&T Bank Stadium

Ravens Will Give Out DNA Test Kits To Fans This Sunday

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens have been cutting edge this 2017 season. The team installed brand new technology in the stadium, have released …

DNA

DNA Test Of The Baby Born To A 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Does Not Match Her Alleged Rapist

The case of the 10-year-old rape survivor, who was forced to carry her pregnancy to term after the Supreme Court (SC) rejected her abortion plea in …

Crime

India rape: Uncle did not father child's baby - DNA test

<b>Police in India have reopened the case of a 10-year-old girl after forensic tests revealed that her baby's DNA samples did not match those of her uncle who is charged with raping her.</b><p>After the Supreme Court denied her permission to abort, she gave birth to a baby girl last month.<p>The 10-year-old was …

Crime

What's Really in That Tuna Roll? DNA Testing Can Help You Find Out

Gianpaolo Rando's first idea wasn't a great one.<p>A molecular biologist by training and a biotechnologist by trade, Rando wanted to use simplified DNA …

DNA

DNA Test Confirms Slain Pregnant Woman Savanna Greywind Is Mom Of Newborn Found In Neighbors' Home

"She's the only good thing that came out of this. She looks a lot like Savanna."<p>A DNA test has confirmed that a baby discovered with the neighbors of …

DNA

DNA test shows uncle did not father 10-year-old child's baby in India rape case

Image: Shutterstock/Doidam 10<p>Image: Shutterstock/Doidam 10<p>A DNA TEST has shown that a man accused of raping his 10-year-old niece on several …

News (Ireland)

Aguirre to order NBI to conduct second DNA test on ‘Kulot’

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Tuesday said he will order the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to also conduct a DNA test on the …

Philippines

DNA testing giant 23andMe secures $250m funding round

Two years after it was finally given FDA approval, genetic testing company 23andMe has announced it has secured $250m in funding.<p>In its 11 years, …

Startups

Aguirre gives 'Kulot's' family free hand on 2nd DNA test

MANILA <b>(UPDATE)</b> - Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre said he will give the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) and the family of 14-year-old Reynaldo …

DNA

PAO chief says PNP’s DNA procedure on ‘Kulot’s’ parents illegal

The Public Attorneys' Office (PAO) believed that the taking of DNA samples from the parents of 14-year-old Reynaldo "Kulot" De Guzman was illegal …

Philippines

DNA Test Reveals Powerful Viking Warrior Was Actually A Woman

Basically, researchers just discovered the Viking version of Xena the Warrior Princess.<p>A study of the skeletal remains of an influential Viking military leader ― who was long-assumed to be a man ― revealed that she is actually a woman.<p>According to Swedish media outlet the Local, the remains were …

Archaeology

PNP defends DNA test results: We did not alter outcome

The Philippine National Philippines (PNP) defended the result of the DNA examination conducted on the cadaver found in Nueva Ecija, the same body …

DNA

Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong

The remains of a powerful viking — long thought to be a man — was in fact a real-life Xena Warrior Princess, a study released Friday reveals.<p>The lady …

Lifestyle

DNA test marketplace Helix unveils first brand campaign

DNA testing company Helix has rolled out its first-ever brand campaign in hopes of giving consumers a better idea of how they can benefit from the …

Genetics

Celebrity Big Brother star Heavy D demands a DNA test as his ex-girlfriend gives birth to baby girl

Heavy D has demanded a DNA test after saying he isn't sure that he's the father of his ex-girlfriend's baby.<p>Bryony Harris, who split from the …

DNA

Bio-Techne Acquires Trevigen In All Cash Deal

Bio-Techne has announced the acquisition of DNA test supplier Trevigen for an undisclosed sum.<p>Trevigen provides a family DNA testing capabilities to …

Business

Dali Foundation: DNA test results disprove Spanish woman's claim she is surrealist artist's daughter

MADRID (AP) — Dali Foundation: DNA test results disprove Spanish woman's claim she is surrealist artist's daughter.

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