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New techniques can identify spiders from their webs

Advancements in genetic techniques have led to researchers being able to identify black widow spiders from their webs. The method allows researchers not only to identify the spider, but also its prey.

Ancestry.com adds genetics service

Want to know who you are related to? A genealogy company is now advertising a DNA test that can reportedly connect users to their ancestors going back to the 1700s.

Grisly 1930's murder case re-examined

Hardingstone - A forensic team from the University of Leicester (UK) have opened an investigation to try and identify the victim of a gruesome murder case from 1930. This was the same team who, last year, identified the body of King Richard III.

DNA Testing Without Parental Consent?

Across the nation some state-mandated newborn screening programs have seen hospitals, birthing centers and midwives drawing blood from each newborn baby's heel without parental consent. The purpose has been to test infants for a number of birth defects.

Op-Ed: National DNA Warehouse Bill Passes, Are We Ushering in the Eugenics of 2008?

Yesterday, in a voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to authorize the creation of a national DNA warehouse and broad-scale genetic research on the American public. S.1858 has been sent to the President for signing.
 

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