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Hair color revealed in DNA

The same European researchers who devised a forensic test to tell a person’s age from a sample of their blood have now created a test to reveal a person’s hair color from their blood or saliva. The findings appear in the journalHuman Genetics. The researchers, from Erasmus MC University, say that on the basis of […]

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New test estimates age from blood sample




Using measures of T cell diversity, scientists from Erasmus MC University in the Netherlands have devised a test that estimates the age of crime suspects or missing persons from blood collected at the scene of a crime. Writing about their work in Current Biology, the researchers say the new profiling method could be put to […]




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