Multiple births continue to rise

Multiple births continue to rise

The number of women having multiple births in the UK has increased year on year since 1980. There are numerous reasons for this and include: the increased use of fertility treatment. On average, one in 10 IVF pregnancies results in a multiple birth. mothers waiting...
Bigger and better than before

Bigger and better than before

This month sees the launch of our new-look logo and revamped website. Our fully-comprehensive web pages still outline all the DNA, drugs and alcohol testing services that we offer, but we’ve made it easier to navigate. Our client base is diverse and wide ranging. It...
Continuous monitoring is key to quitting alcohol

Continuous monitoring is key to quitting alcohol

Hopes of reducing alcohol abuse and maintaining sobriety are now becoming a reality thanks to an innovative way of monitoring alcohol consumption. The SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring® (SCRAM CAM®)  alcohol-testing bracelet is worn on the ankle and tests for the...
Orangutan Gets a Paternity Test

Orangutan Gets a Paternity Test

Zookeepers are carrying out a paternity test to discover the identity of a baby orangutan’s father. Ombak was born in March at Basel zoo in Switzerland. But as his mother, a Sumatran orangutan called Kila, shared her enclosure with three males, staff had no idea which...
Cavemen DNA Discovered

Cavemen DNA Discovered

Scientists have discovered the DNA of extinct humans in material found in caves. Genetic material from ancient people have been found in seven archaeological sites even though no actual human remains were found. It can be challenging for researchers to find skeletons...
Charity Calls for Spice Reclassification

Charity Calls for Spice Reclassification

A leading charity has called for Spice to be reclassified as a class-A drug. The synthetic cannabinoid is currently classed as a New Psychoactive Substance (NPS), which means it has been illegal to produce or supply it since May last year. Before the change in the...