SE Times Southeast Europe
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is making plans to become the global centre for DNA-identification expertise and technology that has reached as far as the US, Thailand and Iraq, but it faces logistical and financial challenges before reaching its full potential.
Daily Archives: March 6, 2012
Comprehensive analysis of Basque genetic patterns has found that Basque genetic uniqueness predates the arrival of agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula some 7,000 years ago, the Genographic Project announced today.
Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Announce Upcoming Early Release of Rapid DNA Analysis Platform for Human Identity Testing
Wall Street Journal Market Watch
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and BETHESDA, Md., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Lockheed Martin /quotes/zigman/150087/quotes/nls/lmt LMT -0.72% and ZyGEM Corp. Ltd. announced plans to release a version of their rapid DNA analysis platform that is designed to simplify and speed DNA analysis for human identity testing. Pre-production units of the platform will be released this summer to select customers in the forensic, homeland security and intelligence communities.
Lakehead University, in Partnership with Warnex PRO-DNA Services Awarded Funding for Forensic Mitochondrial DNA Database
BRAMPTON, ON, March 5, 2012 /CNW/ – Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories announced today that Lakehead University, in partnership with Warnex PRO-DNA Services (a division of Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories), has been awarded a grant from the Government of Canada to create a new North American mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) database for use in forensic investigations by law enforcement agencies.