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DNA analysis of 5,000-year-old Irish remains reveals an incestuous elite social class

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[Researchers found] an adult male buried at the 5,000-year-old Newgrange monument; his DNA revealed that his parents were first-degree relatives, ...
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Stonehenge mystery solved! DNA analysis tells us where builders came from

BBC | 
The ancestors of the people who built Stonehenge travelled west across the Mediterranean before reaching Britain, a study has shown ...
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Boosting production of key malaria drug with genetically engineered plant

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Scientists have modified a plant's genetic sequence to make it produce high levels of a key malaria drug, potentially helping ...
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Irish sects show diverse population sources, including Viking influence

BBC | 
Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland, revealing subtle DNA differences that may reflect historic events. In their ...

Nano-scale machines could revolutionize surgery and drug delivery

BBC | 
The 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded for the design and synthesis of the world's smallest machines. The ...

GM moths could offer non-toxic pest control option for vegetables

BBC | 
A genetically modified moth could help curb a major pest of vegetable crops around the world, research suggests. The diamondback ...

Technique used for GM mosquitos could be used to target agricultural pests

BBC | 
Back in the 1950s, two American scientists came up with a revolutionary idea to eliminate a longstanding scourge of livestock ...

UK approves 23andMe test banned in US

BBC | 
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) says the 23andMe spit test, which is designed to give details ...

Skeletal remains confirmed to be Richard III, raise questions about royal lineage

BBC | 
Analysis of DNA from Richard III has thrown up a surprise: evidence of infidelity in his family tree. Scientists who ...
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