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New study of 2,600-year-old poop suggests Iron Age miners drank beer and ate blue cheese

An illustrated scene of the Hallstatt salt mountain in the early Iron Age. Reschreiter_Groebner/NHM Scientists analyzed the DNA in an ancient European salt miner's poop from some 2,600 years ago. They found the feces contained microbes consistent with the production of beer and blue cheese. Salt miners were previously thought to mostly eat gruel. The finding suggests they were more sophisticated. A new study of 2,600-year-old feces from an Iron Age salt miner suggested that workers at ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Trends, Austria, Italy, News UK, Slovenia, Prehistory, Unesco World Heritage, Frank Maixner, Hallstatt, Penicillium, Maixner, DNA analysis, Microbe, Brander

This dog DNA test helped me figure out what breed my rescue dog is and what health conditions to watch out for

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Embark is a  that determines your dog's breed and checks for over 170 genetic health conditions and 20 traits among other fun facts.Staff veterinarians and customer service representatives are also available to answer questions from pet owners. We used the test to learn more about our rescue dog, Nellie. You can read more about our experience below.Right now, you can get $30 off the original price ($199) ...
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‘We Got Him’: Arrest Made in Unsolved Jogger Murder Case

Police believe the murder of jogger Vanessa Marcotte has been solved
Tags: Murder, Crime, News, Massachusetts, Dna, Uncategorized, Law Enforcement, Assault, Murderer, Jogger, Murder Case, DNA analysis, Onetime, Vanessa Marcotte, Assault Murder, DNA Evidence

EgyptAir Flight MS804 Update: Recovered Human Remains To Be Sent For DNA Analysis

Human remains mapped at the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have been recovered in the Mediterranean, the Egyptian Accident Investigation Committee said Sunday. John Lethbridge, an Egyptian-contracted vessel, recovered the remains and is sailing to Alexandria to hand over them to forensic officials and prosecutors for DNA analysis.
Tags: News, Mediterranean, Alexandria, EgyptAir, DNA analysis

Genetic Superheroes Walk Among Us, But Shhh! No One Can Tell ‘Em

Scientists announced they have found 13 “resilient” people who have genetic mutations that should have doomed them to serious childhood disease. The post Genetic Superheroes Walk Among Us, But Shhh! No One Can Tell 'Em appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Science, Genetics, Genomics, DNA analysis

Bluebee lands $11.4 million for cloud-based DNA analysis platform

DNA analytics startup Bluebee has closed a Series A funding round of €10 million (about $11.4 million) from investors Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Korys, and Biover II. Prior backer Buysse & Partners also participated in the round. The Dutch company specialises in genomic analysis and provide cloud-based performance solutions to researchers, labs, and diagnostic companies. According to the startup, the new funds will be used to further develop its platform. Above: Bluebee management team, Image credit:...
Tags: Health, Deals, Cloud, Entrepreneur, Delft, Funding Daily, DNA analysis, Bluebee, Buysse Partners, Hans Cobben, Annie Vereecken, AML Labo Riatol

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