Daily Archives: May 7, 2015

Apple Has Plans for Your DNA

appleDNAOf all the rumors ever to swirl around the world’s most valuable company, this may be the first that could involve spitting in a plastic cup.
Apple is collaborating with U.S. researchers to launch apps that would offer some iPhone owners the chance to get their DNA tested, many of them for the first time, according to people familiar with the plans.

Thailand Using DNA Tests to Combat Insurgents

Major KritsanakaraketYALA, THAILAND— Thailand’s military government has introduced a new strategy to curb the insurgency that has rumbled on in the country’s jungle-blanketed deep south for more than a decade: DNA swabbing.

Bill would expand DNA collection from felony suspects

Expanded DNA TestingRaleigh, N.C. — Suspects arrested for a violent felony would have their DNA collected if a bill passed Thursday by the Senate Judiciary II Committee becomes law.