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2013-05-09 12:28:32

-- Groundbreaking low pricing made possible by cutting-edge Next Generation Sequencing technology that is dramatically driving down costs -- HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyTreeDNA.com, the genetic genealogy arm of Gene By Gene, Ltd., has lowered the price of its mid-level maternal line mtDNA test to $49, effective immediately. The company announced it will offer its mtDNAPlus product at a two-third price reduction permanently, in just its latest step toward universal...

2013-05-08 08:31:50

-- Amendment Helps to Protect Victims, Enhance Public Safety -- CARLSBAD, N.M., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jayann Sepich, mother of murder victim Katie Sepich, and founder of DNA Saves (www.DNASaves.org) expressed appreciation for Sen. Hatch's (Utah) proposal to require DNA samples from undocumented immigrants applying for a special residency status, and for his continued commitment to victim issues. "My daughter was murdered by someone in the United States illegally,"...

2013-05-06 23:25:03

The latest in non invasive testing, Natus is coming to New York. New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Natus, a leader in paternity testing, has just announced that they will be providing new offices and non invasive testing solutions, to residents living in New York. The company, a leader in paternity testing in the US, already has 2500 offices located around the US, and will now provide women the opportunity to use their services, and the latest forms of non invasive testing options, in the New...

2013-04-04 12:27:35

Company Plans to Expand Collaborative Efforts with Key Forensics Groups in an Effort to Accelerate Timetable to Launch Their PCT-based Rape Kit Processing System SOUTH EASTON, Mass., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company") today announced that scientists from Florida International University ("FIU") reported further advancements in their goal to develop an improved method for rape kit testing based on PBI's patented pressure...

2013-03-29 23:15:04

On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit organization will host I.AM.A.FATHER, an event in partnership with Identigene, providing a limited number of free DNA paternity tests to San Antonio families. The event is being held at the Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit...

DNA Sequencing Method Detects Ingredients Within Food
2013-03-28 05:34:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online European researchers have adapted the latest techniques of DNA sequencing to create a novel screening procedure that accurately determines the amount of animal, plant and microbial substances in foods. In pilot studies, the new method was able to successfully detect the presence of a 1 percent content of horsemeat in products, and was able to determine the actual amount with a high degree of precision. The researchers from...

2013-03-11 23:01:16

Paternity lab centers' growth is due to an increase in the number of visitors to its website which has gone from an average of 1200 to 2400 a week. (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 There are some who would say that the economy is in a terrible state but you can´t tell that to Kip Charles, the owner of the Paternity Lab Center. His business according to his accounts has seen growth each and every month for the last three months and he doesn´t see any end to growth in sight as yet. “We...

2013-02-24 23:01:45

Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Terri McCulloch, presented to the National Association of Legal Investigators at their recent conference on February 16. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 There are many misconceptions about drug testing, including an assumption that hair testing is the most accurate. In fact choosing the correct drug test depends on several factors, including the type of drug and the length of time since exposure. There are also a lot of misconceptions when...

2013-02-20 16:25:39

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyTreeDNA.com, the genetic genealogy arm of Gene By Gene, Ltd., is dramatically lowering the price of one of its basic Y-DNA tests to $39, making it the lowest-cost DNA test available on the market, in order to take a major step toward universal access by individuals to their personal genetic data. By dropping the price of its basic Y-DNA test by 60 percent to $39, Family Tree DNA -- the world's largest processor of Y-DNA and full mitochondrial...

2013-02-12 23:19:00

DDC Veterinary, a division of DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center), one of the largest DNA testing companies in the world, is now offering a DNA test, which identifies the gene associated with the color patterns of "Piebald, Parti, or Random White Spotting" in several breeds, including Yorkshire Terriers. Fairfield, Ohio (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 As part of its Canine DNA Coat Color Testing product line, DDC Veterinary, a division of DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center), one of the largest DNA testing...