DNA Walk in Centre opens in Scotland

DNA Walk in Centre opens in Scotland

Rapid DNA testing services can now be accessed in Glasgow* as AlphaBiolabs opens its first DNA testing clinic north of the border. This newest Walk in Centre may be the first in Scotland but is tenth in its nationwide network across the UK. A range of DNA tests will...
Discovering the origin of your species

Discovering the origin of your species

Have you ever wanted to look into your ancestry? More and more people are becoming curious about their family history and are interested in researching their background. Ancestry DNA testing is a quick and easy way of understanding your genetic ancestry. With the DNA...
A new twist on the structure of DNA

A new twist on the structure of DNA

The double helix structure of DNA has been known to all since its discovery in 1953 by James Watson and Francis Crick. But now, scientists are scratching their heads as a new form of DNA has been found inside human cells. Named i-motif, the form looks more like a...
DNA tests could bring Devon pirate home

DNA tests could bring Devon pirate home

Blackbeard, Jack Sparrow and Captain Hook are well known pirates, but another name should be added to this list: Black Sam Bellamy. Called the most successful pirate of all time, experts believe his remains have been found in a shipwreck in the Cape Cod peninsula in...
Estonia to launch personalised DNA health test

Estonia to launch personalised DNA health test

The Estonian government has announced that it is to collect the DNA of 100,000 citizens to provide them with personalised health and lifestyle advice. Nearly 8% of the country’s 1.3 million population will be asked to supply samples for the state-funded €5 million...