DNA

Ghost' DNA In West Africans Complicates Story Of Human Origins

About 50,000 years ago, ancient humans in what is now West Africa apparently procreated with another group of ancient humans that scientists didn’t know existed.

Promising urine DNA test could facilitate detection of urothelial cancer

Scientists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in collaboration with researchers at the Protestant Clinic of Lyon (France), the Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (Portugal), and Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russian Federation), have developed a simple, sensitive, and specific urine test (called UroMuTERT) that is capable of detecting urothelial cancer (carcinoma of the bladder and of the upper urinary tract).