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8th October 15 Howlin’ at the moon. News & Features…ellisctaylor.com

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Rothschild caricatured by Spy for Vanity Fair, 1900The Rothschild’s tasty snacks:

They live in your loft, breed like rabbits, go bump in the night, gnaw through wiring, strip fruit trees in your garden – and you can’t touch them because they’re a protected species.Meet the glis glis or edible dormouse, which is causing havoc in homes across 200 square miles of England.

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dnaScientists in Israel have demonstrated that it is possible to fabricate DNA evidence, undermining the credibility of what has been considered the gold standard of proof in criminal cases.

The scientists fabricated blood and saliva samples containing DNA from a person other than the donor of the blood and saliva. They also showed that if they had access to a DNA profile in a database, they could construct a sample of DNA to match that profile without obtaining any tissue from that person.

“You can just engineer a crime scene,” said Dan Frumkin, lead author of the paper, which has been published online by the journal Forensic Science International: Genetics. “Any biology undergraduate could perform this.”
Israeli scientists can fabricate DNA evidence

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