What Type of Samples Can I Use for DNA Testing?

Once you have made the all-important decision to have a paternity test, you may then have questions about the practicalities of actually getting and carrying out the test. One of the main concerns that people have is whether doing the test will be painful for the child. It is possible for many different sample types…

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Genetic Engineering Made Simple

Genetic engineering is simply a process where chosen genes are taken from one organism and are placed into another to cause a genetic change. The principle behind this process is that it allows scientists to improve pharmaceuticals, crops and medicines. The Myth About and Real-Life Applications for Genetic Engineering in Humans The subject of genetic…

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Human Cloning: Would You Do It?

For quite some time it has been possible to clone human embryos, and doctors have been collecting stem cells to use in genetic treatments for many of the most challenging medical conditions. There have been a number of rather fanciful films made about the subject, but what precisely are the realities of human cloning? Can…

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