Friday, Dec 02, 2022



Digging Deep: Multiple comparisons exist between modern and ancient human genomes, reveals study

August 26, 2022 3:13 pm

New study shows multiple comparisons between modern and ancient human genomes to show how evolutionary vestiges impact psychiatric disorder risk. Read more below in today's edition of Digging Deep.

The need for diversity in genome sequencing

July 20, 2022 3:51 pm

A majority of the DNA that has been sequenced for research comes from donors of European ancestry. That causes a knowledge gap about the genome of people from the rest of the world.

Digging Deep: Is genetic recombination linked to expression of harmful traits?

June 06, 2022 8:17 am

A study published this week by a team of researchers from Canada suggests that that regions of the genome that are likely to undergo recombination are also more likely to flush out a set of deleterious alleles.

CFSL starts building repository of DNA evidence, wants to save samples for 75 years

May 07, 2022 8:27 pm

Officials said that DNA samples of repeat offenders, who are at times found to be involved in multiple sexual assault cases, will also be stored in the dedicated repository which is being made under the supervision of director, CFSL, Sector 36, Dr Ikramul Haque — a leading DNA expert.

Newborn dead in Mauli Jagran: DNA test nails 40-year-old, her minor daughter

March 23, 2022 10:06 pm

The minor was said to be pregnant before the discovery of the body. The abandoned body of a child was found in the suburban area Mauli Jagran on December 4 last year.

DNA test proves BJP leader's wife an Indian national; probe to continue on forgery charges

March 01, 2022 12:14 am

The Mumbai police may still charge Reshma Khairati Khan for cheating and forgery as she has been found to have submitted forged papers for obtaining her Indian passport.

The ghost wolves of Galveston island

January 05, 2022 12:25 pm

One reason that the red wolf populations declined in the wild is because the animals frequently interbred with coyotes.

Human DNA from 2000-year-old headlice opens a new window into the past

January 04, 2022 4:20 pm

The study also found the earliest direct evidence of Merkel cell Polyomavirus.

DNA molecules in ancient dirt offer a treasure trove of clues to our past

January 04, 2022 1:54 pm

Resin-hardened sediment blocks are very stable over time and are unlikely to become contaminated by other sources of DNA

Last known slave ship is remarkably well reserved, researchers say

December 26, 2021 11:56 am

The Clotilda’s final voyage was undertaken illegally because Congress had banned the importation of enslaved people more than half a century earlier.