Tag: "fingerprinting" at medical news
“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr
...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 units. But not everyone is over awed by this new forensic tool. Some seasoned scientists advice restrai...
Identifying bacteria made amiable
..., and it is already routinely subjected to genetic fingerprinting
by different methods by public authorities. It als...ative techniques that are currently being used for fingerprinting
such as Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis or Multi Locus Enzyme Electrophoresis have problems with rep...
DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes
... 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 for children, with this new technology....
Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks
... 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. Cronquist suggested the bacteria may have infected the fruit during harvesting or in storage before it was distri...
Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart
... 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 suffering with the disease and have chest pain, researchers are studying adult stem cells as a way to he...
New Tools To Identify Flu Strains
...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 to DNA to replicate itself and elude the immune system. Then, a segment of the DNA is reproduced in a...
DNA Directory Under Construction For Indian Criminals !
...have a legal framework in place for creating a DNA fingerprinting
database //of convicts. A draft providing for the ...ll will allow one to store, retrieve and use a DNA fingerprinting
database of convicts and criminals. It is the need of the hour because the finality of court judgmen...
SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe
...other, 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 difficult to get egg cells to mature in the lab. Hwang used naturally ovulated egg cells, those which have...
Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research
...nce 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 1970s, devised a now-standard lab technique that allows scientists to detect specific bits of genetic code wi...
TB on the Rise
...t 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 leads the agency's TB programme, said that introduction of new technology alone will not prevent the spre...
Inventor of DNA fingerprinting Wins Accolades
... imagine the world without it. His technique - DNA fingerprinting
- allows us to answer such questions as: Who is th...en recognised with this prestigious prize. Genetic fingerprinting
continues to expand the horizons of knowledge and it is humbling to realise how a chance discovery i...
Tomatoes: Culprits of Salmonella outbreak
...t 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 Control and Prevention (CDC), in a press release yesterday. The symptoms of the disease are fever and no...
Researchers Document First Case of Virgin Birth in Sharks
...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 pups DNA to determine the father, to their surprise there was nothing left. "In this particular case, after ...