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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abducted Argentine girl found in Brazil


May 7th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 7 (IANS/EFE) A 10-year-old Argentine girl was found by Brazilian police seven years after she was kidnapped by her father, authorities said.The discovery of the child occurred ... Read more...

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World’s first bedside genetic test developed


March 30th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) Canadian researchers have developed the world's first genetic test which can be done at the patient's bedside with just a swab from his cheek. This revolutionary ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Deadly prison fire an accident: Honduras


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) The fire that claimed 359 lives last week in a prison in central Honduras "was merely an accidental occurrence and not caused by criminal hands", the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists crack ancient bone disease


January 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Traces of a bone infection known as brucellosis were found in ancient skeletal remains, according to a genetic study.Characterised by chronic respiratory illness and fever, brucellosis ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men find out they were switched at birth


November 16th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Two men living a few blocks from each other in the Argentine town of Azul learned at the age of 34 that a nurse inadvertently ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paternity suit: Court reserves order on Tiwari’s plea (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on an application filed by Congress leader N.D. Tiwari refusing to give his blood sample for DNA ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court warns Tiwari for refusing to give blood sample


July 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday sternly warned Congress leader N.D. Tiwari of "dire consequences" for refusing to provide his blood sample for DNA profiling to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

41 die in China bus fire


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Forty-one people died and six were injured after an overcrowded bus caught fire early Friday in central China, a media report said.The 35-seater double-decker sleeper bus ... Read more...

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N.D. Tiwari refuses to give blood sample for paternity test


July 21st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was Thursday informed that veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari has refused to give his blood sample for a DNA test in ... Read more...

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US formally drops charges against Osama bin Laden


June 18th, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The US has formally dropped criminal charges against former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, CNN reported Friday.The world's most wanted terrorist Osama was killed in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New male infertility test could ‘bring hope to millions’


June 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed by Northern Ireland's Queen's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Geneticists seek ban on mail-order DNA testing kits


May 31st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Geneticists are pressing for a ban on mail-order DNA kits that claim to forecast your chances of developing chronic or life-threatening diseases. The first independent research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We won’t trot out Osama photos as trophies: Obama (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has decided not to release photos of killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's body saying, "We don't trot out this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tracing Goan roots via DNA and ancient records


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Where did the ancestors of today's Goans come from? Which routes did they take to arrive at this tourist paradise? A new book authored by a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Osama death: US conducting DNA tests


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The United States is reportedly conducting DNA testing on the body of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.The results of the DNA tests should be available in the next ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mukhtaran gangrape accused’s acquittal seen as setback to women’s rights in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): The acquittal of five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case by Pakistan's Supreme Court is being seen as a setback to women's rights in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

How DNA testing could help you track down the perfect match online


April 21st, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Forget about online dating. The latest tool for finding your perfect partner is DNA matching.A dating service set up by biology students in Munich, Germany, is testing subjects' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Murdered, parcelled woman was drugged before stabbing’


April 13th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The unidentified woman, whose body was parcelled from Delhi to Rajasthan in a metal trunk earlier this month, was drugged before she was ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Tiwari’s plea against DNA test Monday


March 13th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari's plea challenging a Delhi High Court order directing him to undergo a DNA test ... Read more...

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Tomb of King Tut’s wife may emerge in 2011


January 4th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): The tomb of King Tut's wife, a buried pyramid, and the final resting place of Cleopatra are some of the potential discoveries of 2011, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Son of Hitler’s deputy accused of sexual abuse


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The eldest son of Hitler's deputy Martin Bormann has been accused of sexually abusing a young boy when he was a priest 50 years ago, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DNA test urged to determine if Lincoln’s assassin escaped death


December 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Descendants of John Wilkes Booth have agreed to exhume his body for DNA testing in an attempt to determine whether the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln escaped his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Armando Gomez fathered 10 children with his own daughter Juana Elvira Gomez


November 28th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santa Fe, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a very shocking case Armando Gomez fathered 10 children with his own daughter Elvira Gomez. The unsavory incident came to light when the 62 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are green-eyed Chinese descendants of lost Roman legion?


November 26th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Many residents of the remote north western Chinese village of Liqian have green eyes and blonde hair, leading some experts to suggest that they may be the descendants ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Green-eyed Chinese ‘could be descendants of lost Roman legion’


November 26th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has claimed that the green-eyed residents of the remote north western Chinese village of Liqian may be the descendants of a lost Roman legion that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Results Are In on Jawbone DNA & Natalie Holloway


November 24th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to FOX news, the results are in on the DNA testing which was being done in the Netherlands to determine whether or not a jawbone found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists Discover New Self-cloning Lizard Species at Vietnamese Buffet


November 12th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from CNN reveals that a previously unknown and undocumented form of self-cloning all female lizard has been discovered by scientists in the oddest of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

DNA testing no substitute for commonsense, warns expert


November 8th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) Over-reliance on DNA testing is devaluing commonsense approaches to forensic evidence, warns an expert.Dr. Lyn Turney, from Swinburne University of Technology, an expert on forensics, pointed out ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Did Nazis make lampshades from Jewish prisoners’ “skin”?


November 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): An old lampshade, which was discovered to have been made out of "human skin", has left its shocked owner wondering if it had been made by the Nazis ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lohan’s love child accuser declines DNA test offer


September 11th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) The woman accusing actress Lindsay Lohan's dad of fathering her lovechild has declined an offer to be part of a TV special to determine the teenager's paternity. Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Several skeletons recovered in Dharwar in Karnataka


September 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaDharwar (Karnataka), Sep 1 (ANI): Around 60 to 75 human skeletons were recovered from the outskirts of Annagiri town in Karanataka's Dharwar District.The first 20 skeletons were discovered on Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in National |

DNA Reveals Nazi Leader Adolf Hitler Possibly of Jewish & African Decent


August 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While it has been shown that the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, who so hated Jews, as well as other races, was not of pure Aryan decent, recent ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

King Tut’s early death related to his incestuous lineage: Study


August 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): King Tutankhamen died at a tender age of 19, and now scientists have found that it was because of his incestuous family ancestry.Using a combination of CT ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chupacabras Claimed To Be Found In Texas


July 15th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems the legend of chupacabras has made a comeback in Texas to haunt it residents like never before. The mythical animals which literally means ... Read more...

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