DNA Testing History

DNA Biology

DNA, also known as deoxyribonucleic acid, is a fundamental molecule found in all living things. It serves as the basis for heredity, specifying which traits are passed on from parents to children through the generations. It also contains instructions for our body cells to perform their specific functions. Structure In humans, most of the DNA…

History of DNA Testing DDC

History of DNA Testing

DNA testing is a powerful tool for identification. With today’s technology, DNA tests can now identify individuals with almost 100% certainty. Identification has not always been this conclusive. Before DNA tests, the science community used other biological tools to identify people and determine relationships. These techniques, which included blood typing, serological testing, and HLA testing,…

The Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute is a collaboration of some of the most illustrious scientific and academic organisations in the UK and is solely dedicated to understanding the scientific mechanisms of living things. It includes the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome Trust, University College London, Imperial College and King’s College London.  The work…