Daily Archives: July 19, 2011

Most People Carry Neanderthal Genes

Wall Street Journal
The burly Ice Age hunters known as Neanderthals, a long-extinct species, survive today in the genes of almost everyone outside Africa, according to an international research team who offer the first molecular evidence that early humans mated and produced children in liaisons with Neanderthals.

Promega Gets NDIS OK for Multiplex System

Genome Web News
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Promega today said that its PowerPlex 18D system has received approval for use by labs generating DNA records for the National DNA Index System.

Some new DNA evidence excludes West Memphis 3

ABC Arkansas
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- A new court filing indicates that new DNA testing has excluded Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley in the West Memphis 3 murder cases.