Scottish Football Lags Behind on Drug Testing

No drug tests have been carried out on Scottish footballers this season while English clubs have carried out regular screening, a report has revealed. Over the last 18 months, just 28 drug tests have been carried out on players at football clubs in Scotland, according to the Evening Times. In contrast, the Football Association (FA) […]

DNA Testing Could Solve Paternity Riddle

DNA tests on clothing could solve a historic Eastern European mystery surrounding paternity. For years people have wondered whether Czechoslovakia’s first ever president Tomas Garrigue Masaryk was actually the illegitimate son of Emperor Franz Joseph, who ruled the Austro-Hungarian empire until his death in 1916. Masaryk’s mother Theresia Kropaczek was a cook at the Habsburg’s […]

UK Approves Three Parent Babies

The first baby with DNA from three parents could be born in Britain next year as the procedure has been given approval. Last week the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) decided it would allow fertility clinics in the UK to apply for permission to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) – a treatment designed to […]