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The forerunner of modern DNA profiling
#OnThisDay in 1984, Alec Jeffreys discovered the technique of genetic fingerprinting, the analysis of DNA from samples of body tissues or fluids conducted in order to identify individuals.
This image shows the autoradiograph of the first genetic fingerprint alongside Jeffrey’s laboratory notes during the preparation of autoradiograph. You can see this for yourself in our Who Am I? gallery. http://bit.ly/2UycsJf
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sciencedirect.com The discovery of the mortal remains of King Richard III provide an opportunity to learn more about his lifestyle, including his origins and movements …
is this of interest to anyone? Short notice, but I've only just found out about it
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Why a taphonomy facility is important
sciencedirect.com Human Taphonomy Facilities (HTFs) are outdoor laboratories where scientific research is carried out on donated human cadavers in order to understand h…
bbc.com Fourteen years after a woman's body was found in Yorkshire, will the mystery of her death be solved?
the-scientist.com Researchers identify unique cases in which people inherited mitochondrial DNA not just from their mother but also from their father.
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Interesting. Use of genealogy databases catches a killer
bbc.co.uk After four decades, police believe they've finally caught the Golden State Killer.
it may be short notice, but possibly of interest?
artsandsciencefestival.co.uk Ten years on from making her landmark BBC2 series, The Incredible Human Journey, Alice Roberts explores the latest insights into the colonisation of the globe by our ancient forebears. Sometimes racing along coastlines, at other times seemingly staying still, with any advance blocked by great walls....
The Wolverhampton Rippers were on the case today #CluedUpp We figured out the killer!
The Career Development Week Forensic Crime Scene Reconstruction Competition! Our students and staff went above and beyond today to create amazing scenes, all based on real crimes. Warning ⚠️ Some of these cases are pretty brutal to look at.
A brutal murder, a gross miscarriage of justice, a cold case solved by advances in DNA profiling
bbc.co.uk 7 JAMES STREET
The tomb of a fallen king
The burial site of Richard III
A frosty start, but should be an interesting trip to the Richard III exhibition
wolvesunion.org The SU will be hosting their Annual Students’ Union Awards for the sixth year running and we have 19 awards up for grabs!
Interesting. lots of techniques relevant to forensic science used here. The channel 4 documentary should be good :)
bbc.co.uk Scientists finally put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago.
The power of DNA to solve crimes from decades ago
bbc.co.uk The 1993 rape victim died before Mark John Hemmings admitted committing the attack.
an interesting case from the annals of history
bbc.co.uk One of the last two men hanged in the UK was mentally unstable - but his lawyers didn't plead diminished responsibility. So was it a miscarriage of justice?
Serious cause for concern over this
bbc.co.uk Thousands more cases - including violent and sexual crimes - could be affected by 'manipulated' tests.
Our certificates of accreditation have arrived from the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences! Well done to all the hard work done by our staff and students!
the-scientist.com A new study reveals how Neanderthal DNA in the genomes of present-day British people influences their traits.
theguardian.com Many juries believe crime-scene DNA evidence is watertight – but this is far from the case. As forensic technology gets ever more sophisticated, experts are only just realising how difficult interpreting the evidence can be
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Just a bit of fun from the "I'm sorry I haven't a clue" page. Suggest new elements (or describe amusing properties of existing elements). Some of mine from the thread in that group:
Perterbium. More disconcerting than erbium or terbium
Praseodiddyum. Extols the virtues of short ententainers
Borisium. Closely related to Berkelium
Hefnium. The playboy element
Frankium. The element of honesty
Boron. An essential element for filibustering
Euphonium. An essential element for contacting people
Copernicium. An arresting element
Promethium. An important plot element in breaking bad
Indium. An element of escapist adventure movies
Palladium. A light entertainment element
Germanium. The most relevant element
Why units are important ;)
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