Daily Archives: March 1, 2011

Forensics identify more Thai victims of NZ quake


The Nation Thailand
One of six Thais missing after the deadly earthquake in New Zealand has been confirmed dead, while one of two newly retrieved Asian bodies might be another Thai casualty, Pol Lt General Jaramporn Suramanee, chief of the Justice Ministry’s Forensic Science Office said yesterday.

Previously unknown Himalayan cave culture discovered


SIFY News Katmandu
A previously unknown Himalayan cave culture has been uncovered through gruelling archaeological research in upper Mustang, Nepal.
According to the Department of Archaeology (DOA), highly skilled archaeologists and other experts came up with the remains of an ancient cave people, their arts and manuscripts, after an extensive 5-year search.OA said researchers discovered the remains of 27 individuals buried in caves at 13,800 feet, which were of adult men, women, adolescents, even children, and cattle.

Crime lab to review handling of DNA


Columbus Dispatch
The head of the state’s crime lab is promising a “top to bottom” review of the way its technicians process DNA samples.

Malaysia’s Anwar linked to semen in sodomy trial


Associated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A police officer testified Tuesday that Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was in possession of items containing DNA that matched semen found on the man who accuses Anwar of sodomizing him.

Dennis Harris, PhD, Joins IntegenX Inc. as Chief Scientific Officer

Marketwire
PLEASANTON, CA — IntegenX today announced that Dennis Harris, PhD, a leader in the field of biotechnology science innovation, has been appointed as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). As CSO, Dr. Harris will lead the technology development program at IntegenX and direct the company’s scientific research, collaborations, and grants and contracts strategies.