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18 Feb
A forensic expert, Dr Richard Somiari, has informed an Ikeja Coroner’s Court that one of the five hitherto unidentified victims of the Nov. 1, 2021, 21-story building collapse at Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
18 May 2021
Two British chemists who developed a super-fast DNA sequencing technique that paved the way for revolutionary healthcare advances were on Tuesday awarded Finland's version of the Nobel science prizes.
17 Mar 2021
“Our post human future; consequences of the biotechnology revolution” published by Profile Books Limited, Frances Fukuyama warned about the danger that biotechnology poses to the human species.
25 Jan 2021
The medical representative and director, Bentoluene International Health Concept, Ogunleye Toluwalope has advised Nigerians to make to prioritise safe and effective genetics test, as it is critical to diagnose inherited diseases with more confidence, allowing for more informed management plans and connecting patients to the appropriate network of support. He said this, yesterday, in at…
10 Sep 2020
*Steroids reduce deaths of critically ill COVID-19 patients, WHO confirms *Russia’s vaccine proved safe, effective in a study published in The Lancet *Portable smartphone COVID-19 test delivers results under 40 minutes *Antibodies studies show Africa achieved acceptable COVID-19 resistance The predictions that epidemics and pandemic such as the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are often followed by…
29 Aug 2019
Like size or intelligence, sexual attraction isn't defined by one gene alone but is instead the result of the complex interplay between multiple regions of the genome and hard to pin environmental factors.
19 Jul 2019
Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Zubairu Muazu, has said that the state-of-the-art Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) will help the police in the investigation and quick resolution of criminal cases.
12 Apr 2019
Stallion Motors Limited has enjoined motorists and other competitions to fit Microdots digital security device, just as it deployed the application in select brands including Nissan, Honda, Hyundai and Changan vehicles that are assembled and distributed by the company and its subsidiaries in Nigeria. Also known as DataDots, Microdots DNA is a mechanical pepper spray…
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25 Feb 2019
Sleep can boost the immune system by making white blood cells more able to attack, a study has found. When we are awake, there are more stress hormones such as adrenaline in the body, which researchers have discovered slow down parts of the immune system. The reduced function is associated with conditions including cancerous tumour…
7 Jan 2019
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…
28 Dec 2018
Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s extraordinary claim two weeks ago that he had helped to make the first babies — twin girls — with edited genomes shocked the world.
14 Nov 2018
Your genes have little to do with how long you will live, according to a new 'family tree' study of more than 400 million people.

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