Plan to regulate sellers of DNA kits clears House; returns to Senate for consideration

Forensic scientist Morgan Sandifer conducts DNA testing of a sexual assault kit in the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab…more ADVOCATE FILE PHOTO BY BILL FEIG http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/politics/legislature/article_e13869c8-578b-11e8-8c7a-cf6ecdaf8817.html

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‘WHAT WE WAITING FOR?’ Final words of David Goodall, 104, as poignant pics show Brit scientist’s last moments in Swiss suicide clinic following last meal of fish and chips

He wore a top labelled ‘ageing disgracefully’ as he has left Perth Airport, Australia https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6254539/dr-david-goodall-dead-scientist-switzerland-suicide-clinic/

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Computer Programs Sift Through Spikes in Nerve Cells’ Activity

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National Institutes of Health wants 1 million to share their DNA and their health habits for scien

Scientists have recently discovered a new DNA structure previously unseen in living human cells. Tony Spitz has the details. Buzz60 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2018/05/01/national-institutes-health-wants-1-million-share-their-dna-and-their-health-habits-science/568121002/

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DNA Analysis Of Ancient Excrement Reveals The Diets Of Centuries Past

An illustration from the Maciejowski Bible (also called the Morgan or Crusader Bible) circa 1250, called “David Spares Saul In the Cave.” The Pierpont Morgan Library https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/04/25/605798840/dna-analysis-of-ancient-excrement-reveals-the-diets-of-centuries-past

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NYU Winthrop’s Research Institute: Stem Cells Reengineered to Act Like Brain Neurons May Hold New Hope for Finding Treatments for Alzheimer’s

A research team at NYU Winthrop Hospital is using stem cells reengineered to act like brain cells in hopes of finding treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nyu-winthrops-research-institute-stem-cells-reengineered-to-act-like-brain-neurons-may-hold-new-hope-for-finding-treatments-for-alzheimers-300636179.html

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