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60 Years of DNA Discovery

April 25, international DNA Day, marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark publications in Nature announcing the structure of the DNA helix by James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin, and their colleagues.  Since then, the innovations and discoveries made in the field of DNA and genetics have far exceeded everyone’s expectations. The timeline below…

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DDC Signs Distribution Deal with Fisher Scientific to Offer Cell Line Authentication Services to Researchers Worldwide

DDC Medical, a division of DNA Diagnostics Center, has signed a distribution deal with Fisher Scientific, a leading global supplier of Life Sciences equipment and services, to offer cell line authentication and Mycoplasma detection services to researchers in North America and Europe. The partnership was launched in Orlando, Florida in late January, and the European…

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DNA Tests prove that the body found under a parking lot belongs to King Richard III; but was he truly a “hunchback?”

Long viewed as a hunchbacked villain, King Richard III may be in for a rewritten history. DNA tests prove that the skeleton found beneath an English car park just a few months ago belongs to the oft-vilified king. But did he really suffer from kyphosis (“hunchback” syndrome)? Technically, no. Kyphosis is a “curving of the…

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