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# dna - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

# dna - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?

The controversial process could help eradicate certain diseases.

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# dna - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week

A woman who claims to be his daughter has filed a paternity claim.

# dna - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# dna - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries

The database has been in operation for 15 months.

# dna - Thursday 20 April, 2017

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

# dna - Saturday 18 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night Car Crash Television

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night

This couldn’t have worked out better.

# dna - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

# dna - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# dna - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer

A controversial DNA technique known as familial DNA was used to identify the killer.

# dna - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

# dna - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# dna - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 'I am here to build the future' - Mourinho says United job is about more than just results DNA

'I am here to build the future' - Mourinho says United job is about more than just results

The former Chelsea manager has defended his indifferent start to life at Old Trafford.

# dna - Sunday 16 October, 2016

DNA is helping Irish people find their ancestors from centuries ago

We spoke to one Irish man who’s made genealogy his passion.

# dna - Monday 10 October, 2016

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

# dna - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The42 Why have Ireland failed to build on their Italy and France performances? DNA

Why have Ireland failed to build on their Italy and France performances?

Tommy Martin wonders if we should be turning to PHDs rather than pundits to analyse Ireland’s struggles.

# dna - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Breast cancer: Genetic find a major breakthrough

Around 10% of Irish women will develop the condition during their lifetimes.

# dna - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA

“Dried geckos are used as an aphrodisiac; monkey skeletons are used to treat general pain”.

# dna - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Man who raped woman in 1984 jailed thanks to new DNA technology

The woman was raped in her own bed while her child was in the house.

# dna - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Aged 61, actor discovers he was adopted: ‘I went from being an only child to the eldest of seven’

Alan Stanford says, ‘Knowing you haven’t been forgotten is so important’

# dna - Friday 13 November, 2015

New DNA database will 'close the net' on serial offenders

It’s hoped the system will help find missing people and deal with an increase in burglaries.

# dna - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Dutch train security workers given kits to collect passengers’ DNA

A number of spit attacks have been carried out against rail drivers and conductors recently.

# dna - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Humans are now taller and smarter than ever before

All because we widened the gene pool.

# dna - Thursday 25 June, 2015

This woman thought she had found her birth mother’s family, but it wasn’t what it seemed DNA

This woman thought she had found her birth mother’s family, but it wasn’t what it seemed

“I was so happy those days, I was thinking ‘This is definitely right, this is my family’.”

# dna - Monday 30 March, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Andreas Lubitz is understood to have had treatment “several years ago”.

# dna - Thursday 19 March, 2015

9/11 victim identified nearly 14 years on from attack

Matthew David Yarnell was aged 26 when he died.

# dna - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# dna - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

The UK has given its approval.

# dna - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies DNA

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Opponents of the IVF technique fear this will be the first step on the road to ‘designer’ children.

# dna - Friday 2 January, 2015

New national DNA database to become operational this year

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# dna - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Christmas is not an excuse for delays: State told to find teenage girl in care a place to live

The solicitor for the Child and Family Agency wanted the case adjourned until January.

# dna - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Would you buy a house with a criminal past?

Serious crime can often have less of an impact on a house’s price than you might think.

# dna - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# dna - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner

Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.

# dna - Friday 14 November, 2014

Human remains found at Dublin recycling centre identified as missing man

Mark Burke from Dun Laoghaire was identified using DNA.

# dna - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Burglar busted after having sex with teddy bear and leaving DNA behind Desperate Measures

Burglar busted after having sex with teddy bear and leaving DNA behind

Apologies in advance for this unfortunate mental image.

# dna - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011

The shell of a burnt out car was also found at the scene.

# dna - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Lamb kebabs found to contain no… lamb

It’s alright though lads, there was no horsemeat.

# dna - Monday 21 July, 2014

After naming, will the government make paternity testing mandatory?

The question comes in light of new laws that make naming the father mandatory.

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