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NEC Portable DNA Analyzer aims for 30 minute identification window

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] How many of you out there want to be forensic scientists after watching TV series such as CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)? Isn’t it just wonderful that an insanely difficult case can be cracked in an hour on TV with commercials thrown into...

Human DNA Retrieved From Public Places Used To 3D Print Portraits

05/08/2013, 3D printing has certainly taken off in the past couple of months as we’ve seen it produce some amazing products such as designer eyewear, a bionic ear and even a kidney. But this latest feat of 3D printing is both amazing and creepy at the same...

Panasonic DNA Testing Lab

04/08/2013, Yesterday, we saw a precocious teenager come up with a DIY DNA testing machine, simply as part of an effort to make sure that the world will no longer tease he and his brother that they have a different father each, but the fact that his younger...

DIY DNA Testing Machine

04/07/2013, Just how much genius is there in the world? There will always be prodigies in our midst, and the Fred and Gus Turner brothers are lumped under that specially gifted group. After all, 17-year-old Fred with straight brown hair and 14-year-old brother Gus...

DNA Offers Cavernous Storage Option

01/24/2013, Don’t you just hate it that technology moves at such a pace where you were once told that 640k would be more than enough for everybody, but it has been pitifully overtaken a long, long time ago. Even when it comes to storage options, we have moved from...

DNA Bullet Marks Suspects For Arrest

01/23/2013, SelectDNA, a UK company, has created a non-lethal high-velocity projectile that will leave a DNA marker on a suspect so that he or she can be identified at a later time. At first, it may sound like the projectile marks the suspect’s DNA, but...

NEC DNA Analyzer Miniaturized

11/26/2012, The word “miniaturize” is a very subjective word, and how small a particular device is really depends on what the original size is. Well, here we are with NEC and a DNA analyzer that has been shrunken down to the size of a suitcase. According to NEC,...

DNA Stamper Concept

04/22/2011, The DNA Stamper is a concept created by Jamie Thoms to make us think about how much we value our identity. He ask s: ” Who should have access to this information. Your partner? Family? The police?”. Here’s how the DNA Stamper works in...

Woolly mammoth to be given a second chance at life

01/18/2011, Back in the year 2007, the frozen carcass of a one-month-old woolly mammoth calf was discovered in Russia. The mammoth was estimated to have been frozen for approximately 10,000 years. Though the mammoth has been long gone and dead, it appears that...