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Google Alert - DNA+ANCESTRYTue Jan 23 09:48:45 EST 2018

Eugene PD hopes new DNA technology can solve cold case
DNA Phenotype Snapshots, a technology that provides sketches and information on skin color, ancestry and even freckles, is being used by the department for the first time. They hope it can provide some answers in case #86-9010. “We feel we have good evidence in this case and we have DNA in all 3 ...

Beyond Genealogy: Ancestry Library Provides Primary Sources in Observing Our WWI Centennial
Even for the most experienced genealogist, new technologies emerge to create urgent learning needs, as seen today from breakthroughs in DNA genealogy. "Blaine Bettinger's Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy" has become a favorite source for understanding this field and ...

Geneticists reverse engineer DNA of the first black Icelander, who left no remains
The team also suggested genome reconstruction could be used by medical researchers “in cases where valuable phenotype data is available for ancestors who can no longer be sampled for DNA and directly genotyped.” In any case, the team wrote, the study highlights the ongoing genetic story “of a ...

Eugene police release suspect sketch in 1980s murders
Snapshot Phenotyping can predict the physical appearance and ancestry of an unknown person from DNA. "This allows investigators to eliminate suspects who really don't match the prediction, " said Dr. Ellen Greytack with Parabon. Police said it's ideal for generating investigative leads, narrowing ...

Blind boy, 15, meets mother and son who saved his life with cord blood donation when he was a ...
Tracey also noticed that he genetic test, which also matches people to those they might be related to, listed another woman as his mother. After speaking with Ancestry DNA, Tracey said she realized that the test was picking up on the DNA from her son's donor and decided to reach out to Patti Bosques in ...

Eugene police release suspect sketch in 1980s murders
Snapshot Phenotyping can predict the physical appearance and ancestry of an unknown person from DNA. Police said it's ideal for generating investigative leads, narrowing suspect lists and solving human remains cases. Parabon can produce a detailed report and composite sketch that includes eye ...

Composite sketch of suspect from three 1980s Eugene murders released
“Snapshot is a revolutionary new forensic DNA analysis service that accurately predicts the physical appearance and ancestry of an unknown person from DNA,” police said in a press release Monday. “It can also determine kinship between DNA samples out to multiple degrees of relatedness. Snapshot ...

Luna DNA Uses Blockchain to Share Genomic Data as a “Public Benefit”
Luna DNA does not provide genome sequencing services. Rather, users would contribute their DNA sequencing from providers such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com. Luna DNA would not charge users for joining its blockchain community, but would generate revenue for both contributors and its own ...

How MyHeritage found a new business in DNA
t first glance, genealogy may seem like a quiet hobby you take up in your retirement, but it's also a big industry, with the likes of Ancestry, MyHeritage, Helix and others all vying for new users. You'd think that there isn't much these companies can do to really differentiate themselves from each other, but ...

Bridging Discussions of Human History: Ancestry DNA and New Roles for Africana Studies
This paper explores how Africana Studies offer the opportunity for a new worldview that may supplant the assumption that Western history is history. It considers how new knowledge of the human migration bodes for the future of Africana Studies. It has the following research questions: (1) Does new ...

New technology being used in 1986 Eugene murder investigation
"Snapshot is a revolutionary new forensic DNA analysis service that accurately predicts the physical appearance and ancestry of an unknown person from DNA," Eugene Police said in a news release. "It can also determine kinship between DNA samples out to multiple degrees of relatedness. Snapshot ...

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?
That's also why siblings can have different ancestry results. The companies compare customers' DNA samples to samples they have from people around the world who have lived in a certain area for generations. The samples come from some databases to which all scientists have access, and the ...

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