Blog: Supporting Science with the First National U.S. Science Festival



October will mark the United States’ first national science festival with the launch of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. Over a million attendees are expected to enjoy science-themed concerts, events, and hands-on science activities at the main festival in Washington, D.C., or satellite festivals in 20 other states.Read More

Date Posted: 09/29/10

Blog: Life Technologies Takes the Stage at Human Genomics Conference



Starting tonight, Life Technologies is participating in Human Genomics – The Next 10 Years, a conference sponsored by Nature and the J. Craig Venter Institute that will focus on the promises of human genomics for the next ten years. Read More

Date Posted: 02/21/11

Blog: AmpFlSTR® Yfiler® Kit Drives the Success of Y Chromosome Analysis in Forensic Genetics

HID in Action

Y Chromosome Analysis - In 1992, a paper was published describing the first case to be successfully resolved using the technique of Y chromosome analysis; in a murder case in Berlin, a male-female mixture could not be solved using autosomal analysis but analysis of just one locus on the Y chromosome was able to clearly exclude a male suspect.Read More

Date Posted: 05/15/12