Tag: "fingerprints" at medical news
Ancient Viral Defense may Explain Susceptibility to HIV: Study
...he genome of organisms it infects, and it left its fingerprints
all over the chimpanzee genome. In fact, when the chimp genome was sequenced in 2005, it emerged that the largest difference between chimp and human DNA was the presence of PtERV1. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattl...
Now Fingerprints can Be Used to Detect Drugs and Diseases Instead of Blood Samples
...n London, has revealed that specific antibodies in fingerprints
could soon be used to find out not only the kind ...nformation about the lifestyle of the person whose fingerprints
have been left behind if a crime has been committed, and this could shrink the pool of suspects. I...
Computerized Attendance to Check Late Coming Teachers
...the teachers would be registered automatically and fingerprints
fed into the machine. After entering school, teachers would have to press the button on the machine, which will mark their attendance along with the time. Source-IANS/V...
The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm
...s give rise to neuron types with similar molecular fingerprints
and these neurons also go on to form the same neural structures in annelid worm and vertebrate." "Such a complex arrangement could not have been invented twice throughout evolution, it must be the same system," adds Gáspár Jékely, a researcher from...
Tooth Decay Bacteria Evolved Along With Man
...n his analysis of the bacterium, Caufield used DNA fingerprints
and other biomarkers that scientists have also employed to trace human evolution back to a single common African ancestor, known as "ancestral Eve." "As humans migrated around the world and evolved into the different races and ethnicities we know t...
Genetic Fingerprints Identify Brain Tumors' Origins
that reveal where a brain cell came from remain di...f gene expression. These patterns provided genetic fingerprints
or bar codes for the location of PAs, as well as for another glial cell tumor called an ependymoma. ...
E.coli-tainted spinach causes a kid's death in Idaho
...e confirmed what we suspected. We now have genetic fingerprints
that tie it to the same lot of spinach that had been found to have E. coli in it,' Mason said. The federal investigators in California are carrying out an inquiry of two spinach producers to detect any likely violations of food safety regulations a...
New Technique To Diagnose Cancer At Molecular Level
...thy tissue. But attempts to target cells via these fingerprints
have largely proved futile because there are few molecular tools to recognize the fingerprints. The UF team sought to create these tools in the form of aptamers, or short strands of chemically synthesized DNA. These aptamers exploit the differences o...
Barcodes to become newborns' ID
...n of newborn babies. The system, which records the fingerprints
of newborns as barcodes, has been introduced in the maternity ward of La Zarzuela Hospital in Madrid, Spain. As soon as babies are born, their fingerprints, and those of their// mothers, are stored in electronic barcodes which mother and baby wear o...