Daily Archives: February 11, 2014

Bangladesh says no hope of identifying 100 factory victims

DNA Helix1A Bangladesh expert said Monday he has given up hope of identifying 112 victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, almost a year after one of the world’s worst industrial tragedies.
The garment factory complex on the outskirts of Dhaka collapsed in April last year, trapping thousands of workers who stitched clothes for Western retailers.

DNA of 7000-Year-Old Spanish Skeleton Reveals Details About Appearance

7000 yr old SkeletonScientists have just done something that would have been unimaginable even a few years ago—they have sequenced the entire set of DNA from a 7000-year-old Spaniard. And this isn’t all. They have also managed to learn that he was most likely a dark-skinned, blue or green-eyed man who had trouble digesting milk as an adult.