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Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police
India

Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police

The police had initiated an inquiry after social media reports indicated that the three men were labourers from Rajouri and had gone missing in Amshipura in Jammu and Kashmir

Pentagon urges military personnel to stay away from consumer genetic testing to avoid security risks
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Pentagon urges military personnel to stay away from consumer genetic testing to avoid security risks

Over the past decade, millions of Americans have purchased DNA tests through companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry with the hopes of connecting with relatives

DNA profile tests can now give tailored advice on eating right and working out
science

DNA profile tests can now give tailored advice on eating right and working out

For Rs 7000, you get a sample collection for reports on pretty much any fitness or dietary trait.

DNA Friend once-backed by Elon Musk launches hilarious genetic testing website
science

DNA Friend once-backed by Elon Musk launches hilarious genetic testing website

With the recently-passed DNA Profiling Bill, India could do with a tidy DNA Friend fix of its own.

Gates Annual Letter discusses women empowerment, DNA kits, next-gen toilets and more
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Gates Annual Letter discusses women empowerment, DNA kits, next-gen toilets and more

For the 2019 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates discuss nine surprising things they didn't see coming in 2018.

DNA Bill: To ensure justice is 'gene'-uine, govt must ensure privacy of individuals is respected as well
India

DNA Bill: To ensure justice is 'gene'-uine, govt must ensure privacy of individuals is respected as well

The proposed DNA Bill does not contain safeguards for eg, on why consent will be forced or assumed, exceptions to personal consent, and guidelines on sharing DNA data across borders, which are necessary to guide the exercise of this power whilst being respectful of individual liberty

DNA tests of confiscated tusks leads researchers to ivory trade cartels in Africa
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DNA tests of confiscated tusks leads researchers to ivory trade cartels in Africa

By DNA testing confiscated tusks, the team identified 3 major cartels shipping tusks out of Africa.

GSK to access DNA data from millions by partnering with Google-funded 23andMe
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GSK to access DNA data from millions by partnering with Google-funded 23andMe

With more than 5 million customers, 23andMe has a trove of information about the links between genes and disease.

DNA testing to reunite immigrant families raises ethical issues and should be used only as last resort, says medical experts
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DNA testing to reunite immigrant families raises ethical issues and should be used only as last resort, says medical experts

The government argued that DNA testing is faster than authenticating documents, and protects children from being handed to their non-biological parent.

How ancestry DNA testing is helping people better understand their roots, illnesses
Life

How ancestry DNA testing is helping people better understand their roots, illnesses

The results of ancestry DNA testing show that humans are hybrids at varying levels, who share a common origin | #FirstCulture

India should increase use of DNA testing with govt must setting up board for procedures, say experts
India

India should increase use of DNA testing with govt must setting up board for procedures, say experts

A group of experts on Tuesday urged government and police to increase the use of DNA testing in solving crimes and to set up a board which will lay down procedures and standards.

Kollam temple tragedy: Officials to conduct DNA tests to identify 13 bodies
India

Kollam temple tragedy: Officials to conduct DNA tests to identify 13 bodies

DNA testing procedures to identify bodies of 13 persons charred beyond recognition in the Puttingal Devi temple tragedy at Kollam will be carried out at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Bio Technology (RGCB).

Turkey: Bodies of 10 trapped miners recovered
World

Turkey: Bodies of 10 trapped miners recovered

Turkish rescue workers have recovered 10 bodies of miners trapped by a flooding accident last month, with search efforts continuing for eight still missing, reports said on Wednesday.

How DNA testing is putting an end to the legend of Bigfoot
Life

How DNA testing is putting an end to the legend of Bigfoot

DNA testing is taking a bite out of the Bigfoot legend.

Dehradun Express fire: DNA tests to help identify bodies
Mumbai

Dehradun Express fire: DNA tests to help identify bodies

DNA tests will be conducted on four unidentified bodies of the nine passengers who died in Wednesday's Dehradun Express fire in Thane, near the Maharashtra-Gujarat border, an official said in Mumbai on Thursday.

Could better DNA testing facilities in India have saved the Talwars?
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Could better DNA testing facilities in India have saved the Talwars?

While the use of DNA testing in India is on the rise, collection of evidence and the technology itself needs to be upgraded in order to keep up with times.

New method detects lung infection in 500-year-old mummy
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New method detects lung infection in 500-year-old mummy

A 500-year-old frozen Incan mummy suffered bacterial lung infection at the time of its death, as revealed by a novel proteomics method in an ancient sample for the very first time.