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Bug guts map brings scientists closer to understanding different bugs' role in the body

... detail. Mapping the species of gut microflora inside a person requires DNA fingerprinting of the bugs and detailed analysis is extremely complex and expensive. ... and preventive manner," he said. For the study, scientists used DNA fingerprinting of the gut microflora to gain a picture of which species of bug were ...

VBI researchers develop new method for breast cancer biomarker discovery

... VBI Professor Ina Hoeschele and VBI Postdoctoral Associate Jenny Armenta, developed the method*, which uses proteomic technologies for fast biomarker fingerprinting in complex cellular extracts. The goal of biomarker discovery and screening is to identify changes in the levels of key proteins in the cell in ...

Amscot Financial Contributes to Brevard County's Hacienda Girls Ranch, Providing a Safe Haven for Abused Girls

... of America, Inc. (CPEA), a national nonprofit organization for missing children based in Tampa, will also be available on site to provide free fingerprinting for children through their "ID ME NOW" program. The program produces a state-of-the-art, specially designed card for parents to keep. The card ...

Optical techniques show continued promise in detecting pancreatic cancer

... could greatly improve the survival rate." The technology combines two complementary optical techniques, four-dimensional elastic light-scattering fingerprinting (4D-ELF) and low-coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy (LEBS). The researchers found that the two combined work better than one alone in ...

Determining risk for pancreatic cancer

... "This level of detail allows us to detect cancer in its earliest stages." Their techniques, called four-dimensional elastic light scattering fingerprinting (4D-ELF) and low-coherence enhanced backscattering spectroscopy (LEBS), identify the cancer and its precursors by analyzing light reflected off cells ...

Florida KidCare News Conference and Back to School Enrollment Fair

... LaBovick, PA are proud sponsors of this event. Sherri Milstead, Executive Director for Kid Finders Network will have her team on hand doing digital fingerprinting for Kids and speaking on the importance of Safety and Children during the News Conference. "The purpose of this Palm Beach County Florida ...

Amscot Financial Contributes to Bethune-Cookman University School of Nursing, Supporting Healthcare Education

... of America, Inc. (CPEA), a national nonprofit organization for missing children based in Tampa, will also be available on site to provide free fingerprinting for children through their "ID ME NOW" program. The program produces a state-of-the-art, specially designed card for parents to keep. The card ...

Media Alert: 100 Black Men of Atlanta Host 3rd Annual Community Health Fair

... health, dental and vision screenings, BMI and blood pressure screenings as well as free sports physicals for the first 200 registrants. In addition, fingerprinting and safety ID cards will be offered for children along with health education seminars and information on the changes in Georgia's Medicaid and ...

Amscot Financial Contributes to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Supporting Upcoming 'Walk for a Cure'

... of America, Inc. (CPEA), a national nonprofit organization for missing children based in Tampa, will also be available on site to provide free fingerprinting for children through their "ID ME NOW" program. The program produces a state-of-the-art, specially designed card for parents to keep. The card ...

Inventor of DNA fingerprinting Wins Accolades

... Wolfson Research Professor and inventor of DNA fingerprinting at the University of Leicester, wins ... imagine the world without it. His technique - DNA fingerprinting - allows us to answer such questions as: Who is ... recognised with this prestigious prize. Genetic fingerprinting continues to expand the horizons of knowledge and ...

DNA Directory Under Construction For Indian Criminals !

... a legal framework in place for creating a DNA fingerprinting database //of convicts. A draft providing for the ... will allow one to store, retrieve and use a DNA fingerprinting database of convicts and criminals. It is the ... a dozen state forensic laboratories handling DNA fingerprinting cases and private laboratories too entering the ...

Identifying bacteria made amiable

... public health problem, and it is already routinely subjected to genetic fingerprinting by different methods by public authorities. It also happened to be the ... Comparative techniques that are currently being used for fingerprinting such as Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis or Multi Locus Enzyme ...

Researchers Document First Case of Virgin Birth in Sharks

... Belfast in Northern Ireland, as saying. Researchers at Pew Institute for Ocean Science in the US led by Demian Chapman of the, used a DNA fingerprinting method akin to human paternity tests. The technique was determined to identify the mother. When they deducted the mother's input from the ...

India Finds New Use for an Old Bug

... not sequenced any genome so far, we decided to sequence Mw that was discovered in India," says Syed Hasnain, formerly director of the Centre for DNA fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) in Hyderabad, one of the three laboratories involved in the sequencing project. "The complete sequence will be ...

Tomatoes: Culprits of Salmonella outbreak

... tomatoes and infected food service workers are suspected to be behind the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 171 people in 19 states. // DNA fingerprinting has identified Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium as the cause of the outbreak according to a statement released by the Centers for Disease ...

TB on the Rise

... of the different strains of the bacteria that cause TB. The various techniques to combat the spread of the disease are the use of genetic fingerprinting to identify different strains and find common links between cases. Professor Peter Borriello, director of the HPA's Centre for Infections, who ...

Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research

... of repeats. This meant that a DNA sample could be linked to the person it came from and ever since its introduction, the technique called as DNA fingerprinting has been used in solving criminal cases, settlement of paternity issues and identification of dead bodies of soldiers. Southern, in the mid ...

SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe

... electric shock to start development, the embryos were implanted into the uterus of a surrogate mother, which was a labrador dog. The team used DNA fingerprinting to confirm that Snuppy was genetically identical to his “father”. Successful nuclear transfer in dogs has been elusive until now because it is ...

New Bioinformatics Centre to open in Andhra

... the world's first state-of-the-art centre of excellence// in medical bioinformatics here. Jointly established and managed by the Centre for DNA fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) and Sun Microsystems Inc, the centre will carry out advanced research in bioinformatics. It will develop genetic data ...

New Tools To Identify Flu Strains

... be taken all around the world to track the various flu strains across the globe. The process for identifying the flu type is similar to genetic fingerprinting used in DNA identification. First, the influenza RNA is converted to DNA, using the same biological processes that the HIV virus uses to convert RNA ...

Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart

... but four of them are very small. Hence they can prove to be very dangerous as they weasel their way into the artery much faster. With the cardiac fingerprinting patients can be help to frequently make checks on their condition and keep a firmer control on their health. However, for those who are already ...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

... girls were sick for several weeks," she said. The investigators were unable to track the cause of the outbreak to its origin, but sophisticated DNA fingerprinting tests showed the strain of S. senftenberg was the same among samples taken from people infected in California, Colorado and New Mexico. ...

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

... home directors are discussing the matter, and D'Esopo also is considering collecting samples from the living. Many police departments already offer fingerprinting services for children so that parents have identification on record should the unthinkable happen. According to Klett, DNA would be a better profile ...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

... allow this new lie detector to be used in a retrial of a man convicted of a 1977 murder. Lawrence Farrell, PhD, the man who developed this new brain fingerprinting says that this technique has proved 100% accurate in more than 120 tests including tests conducted on FBI agents, U.S.Navy and U.S. intelligence ...
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