Lipstick and DNA

A blog article recently posted by Promega highlights how forensic DNA testing was used in a UK case involving two British women—a wife and her husband’s mistress. The story itself is worthy of a soap opera, with a twist at the end of the story. The wife filed police reports blaming the mistress for various vicious…

DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), The World’s Largest Provider of Private DNA Paternity Tests, Announces the Company’s Exclusive License for the First Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity Test Using SNP Microarray Technology

DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) the largest provider of private DNA paternity and other DNA tests in the United States and around the world, announced today the company’s exclusive license in the US for the first non-invasive prenatal paternity test using SNP (single-nucleotide polymorphism) Microarray Technology, which requires only a simple blood draw from the mother…

Paternity Testing and Your “Genes”

Recently, news on the DNA front has revolved around the U.S. Court of Appeals’ approval of a patent involving genes that are used to evaluate a person’s risk of developing breast cancer. It is common knowledge that we inherit genes from our parents, and you may be wondering if the genes being discussed in the…