Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

New Standards for Forensic Grade Manufacturing Integrated At Promega

Promega solMADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With recent approval in meeting the new ISO 18385 standard, Promega Corporation will be including a “Forensic Grade” classification on products used for human identity by crime labs, government agencies and paternity testing labs worldwide.

Baby Born Using ‘Three Parent’ Technique, Doctors Say

baby-genesA healthy baby boy has been born after he was conceived using a “three-parent” technique to manipulate his DNA, doctors said Tuesday.
Fertility specialists from New York, Cincinnati and Britain did the experimental treatment in Mexico. It has not been approved in the U.S. It has been approved in Britain.

New forensic lab & Medical Examiner’s facility opens in Roanoke County

new-roanoke-labROANOKE Co., Va. (WSET) — After years of construction, the new Forensic Laboratory and Medical Examiner Facility for the western part of the state is now officially open in Roanoke County.
This facility is where all of the different agencies in the area will conduct their forensic testing and it’s also the Medical Examiner’s office.