Monthly Archives: May 2011
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Australian genetics testing firm Genetic Technologies announced today it is suing 10 companies for allegedly infringing its primary non-coding DNA patent.
…Croatian media, which first broke the story, said police there got confirmation from their Serbian colleagues that DNA analysis confirmed Mladic’s identity. Belgrade’s B92 radio said Mladic was arrested Thursday in a village close to the northern Serbian town of Zrenjanin…
Paris (CNN) — French air crash investigators expect to be able to identify two bodies recovered this month from an Air France crash that killed 228 people two years ago, an official close to the investigation told CNN Tuesday.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI), which will be based in London, will change its name to the Francis Crick Institute, the Medical Research Council said today.
Vancouver sun Canada
VANCOUVER — Two severed feet that washed ashore in 2008 have been linked to a 21-year-old Surrey man reported missing in 2004, a coroner said Tuesday.
The two feet were found separately in size 11 Nike shoes on Feb. 8, 2008 on Delta’s Westham Island and June 16, 2008 on the shoreline of Valdez Island.
The Gleaner Jamaica
At least 10 per cent of Jamaican men did not father children they filed for. Data shows
DNA tests required by the US Embassy in Kingston as a vital part of its immigrant visa process have turned up embarrassing figures of the number of women ascribing paternity of their children to the wrong man.
Citizen-Times North Carolina
HENDERSONVILLE — Escorted by fire engines, police and more than 50 Patriot Guard motorcycle riders, the remains of Korean War veteran Samuel Kelly Watkins returned home Tuesday, 60 years after he disappeared in combat.
SANTIAGO, Chile — The remains of deposed Chilean President Salvador Allende were removed from his tomb Monday for an autopsy to determine whether he committed suicide or was assassinated during the 1973 military coup that ousted the leftist leader.
Digital Journal Peru
Cusco – Indigenous leaders and local officials have stopped a plan by the National Geographic Society that would have allowed its geneticists to collect DNA samples from the Q’eros, a remote Peruvian tribe believed to have descended from the first Inca.