New DNA test reveals physical attributes of the deceased

01/14/2013 | Google

Using teeth or bones, scientists have created a DNA test that can unveil physical details about the deceased, including eye and hair colors. The test, HIrisPlex, has been used to give partial identities to a number of unknown bodies, including people killed by the Germans during World War II, and a woman discovered in a medieval crypt. Researchers described the technique in the journal Investigative Genetics.

View Full Article in:

Google

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Consultant - Los Angeles, CA (Full-time)
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA
Senior Turnaround Consultant (Job ID: 8274)
American Institutes of Research
Chicago, IL
Principal
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Sembach
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC