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NorthShore launches pilot program bringing free DNA tests to 10,000 patients – Becker’s Hospital Review

NorthShore launches pilot program bringing free DNA tests to 10,000 patients  Becker’s Hospital Review

Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem announced on June 4 the official launch of its initiative to bring complimentary whole genome …

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How Ancestry.com has failed African American customers – Washington Post

How Ancestry.com has failed African American customers  Washington Post

When Ancestry.com unveiled an advertisement last month that seemed to romanticize slavery, the multibillion dollar genealogy company was roundly criticized.

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Genetic genealogy links former Marine to young woman’s murder in 1976 – ABC News

Genetic genealogy links former Marine to young woman’s murder in 1976  ABC News

DNA and genetic genealogy have linked a former Marine to the murder of a young California woman who was strangled to death in 1976, according to …

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ICE Wants to Subject Up to 100000 Migrants to DNA Tests – Mother Jones

ICE Wants to Subject Up to 100000 Migrants to DNA Tests  Mother Jones

The Trump administration wants to conduct DNA tests on up to 100,000 migrants at the border to determine whether they’re falsely claiming to be family in order …

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How a DNA database change could make it harder for police to solve cold cases – ABC News

How a DNA database change could make it harder for police to solve cold cases  ABC News

A change to GEDmatch, a third-party genealogy site that’s helped crack cold cases through user’s DNA, may hinder law enforcement’s ability to use the database …

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It’s a new family: They took genetic tests, and the results shook their identities – San Francisco Chronicle

It’s a new family: They took genetic tests, and the results shook their identities  San Francisco Chronicle

The Chronicle heard from dozens of readers with their own stories of genetic testing after it published the account of three strangers who discovered they are half …

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How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years – The New York Times

How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years  The New York Times

What does it actually take to identify a person through genetic genealogy? Wading through infidelities and pornography.

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Blackfeet man’s DNA oldest found in Americas, testing company says – Great Falls Tribune

Blackfeet man’s DNA oldest found in Americas, testing company says  Great Falls Tribune

Darrell “Dusty” Crawford of Heart Butte was surprised to learn how far back his DNA placed his ancestors in the Americas, about 17,000 years. (Photo: KRISTEN …

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Novel DNA technique leads to arrest in 1994 cold case murder of young mom – ABC News

Novel DNA technique leads to arrest in 1994 cold case murder of young mom  ABC News

Through the new investigative technique of genetic genealogy — and DNA left behind on a discarded cigarette butt — police have arrested a suspect in the …

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How we reported on the challenges of using ancestry tests to solve crimes – Science News

How we reported on the challenges of using ancestry tests to solve crimes  Science News

Here’s how we found out what happened when an arrest was made in the Golden State Killer case that was tied to genetic testing.

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Uncovering family secrets through genealogy and DNA testing – Neos Kosmos

Uncovering family secrets through genealogy and DNA testing  Neos Kosmos

A few years ago Con Drakos’ life was changed forever. Born and raised in Brisbane to parents of Asia Minor heritage, he grew up in a family of seven siblings.

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Analysis | The Government Wants Your DNA. Don’t Run Away – Washington Post

Analysis | The Government Wants Your DNA. Don’t Run Away  Washington Post

An ambitious NIH program to widely collect and analyze genetic data is worth rallying around for the potential health benefits.

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DNA: Non Stop News, August 23rd, 2019 – Zee News

DNA: Non Stop News, August 23rd, 2019  Zee News

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info. #DNANonStopNews #PakistanKaBlackFriday …

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Restore migrant DNA collection, whistleblower says: ‘We have a great tool … and we’re not using it’ – Fox News

Restore migrant DNA collection, whistleblower says: ‘We have a great tool … and we’re not using it’  Fox News

A whistleblower from U.S.Customs and Border Protection who helped reveal that the agency failed to comply with a law forcing it to collect DNA from detained …

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‘Skeleton Lake’ mystery deepens with strange DNA discovery – Fox News

‘Skeleton Lake’ mystery deepens with strange DNA discovery  Fox News

In 1942 hundreds of human skeletal remains were discovered at a lake deep in the Himalayas, baffling experts. Dubbed ‘Skeleton Lake,’ the site has been …

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Editing The DNA In Human Sperm With CRISPR Is Goal Of New York Lab : Shots – Health News – NPR

Editing The DNA In Human Sperm With CRISPR Is Goal Of New York Lab : Shots – Health News  NPR

June Wang, a Weill Cornell Medicine lab technician, views a sample of human sperm. She’s preparing to try to edit the DNA in the sample with a gene-editing …

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Global DNA Chromatography Chips Market research Revenue Growth Defined by Heightened Product Innovation – The Trusted Chronicle

Global DNA Chromatography Chips Market research Revenue Growth Defined by Heightened Product Innovation  The Trusted Chronicle

DNA chromatography chips are used to monitor transcriptional regulation through transcription factor or histone modification i.e. epigenetics.