DNA Knowledge Base

The knowledge base is an archive of diverse and useful information related to DNA testing. If you are thinking of doing a paternity DNA test, a relationship DNA test or any other DNA test, the knowledge base can provide you with a lot of information. We try to regularly add different articles that we believe will be useful and informative. Each article is written with the reader in mind and we have struck balance and managed to create DNA testing articles that are succinct and informative.

Articles are grouped under headings so as to make you search easier. The articles that are related to DNA testing but linked to celebrities are under Celebrity DNA News and paternity testing. Here, you will find anything ranging from paternity DNA tests done by Hollywood stars to perhaps how DNA testing has been used to solve cases involving historical figures. Since paternity DNA testing is by far the test that is most in demand, a specific section about paternity testing has been created, which has been of course, named Paternity Testing Articles. Here you will find much of the information you need and the Knowledge base can save you a lot of valuable time browsing through internet websites that many times do not give you the information you are looking for.

DNA Testing Articles

  • Guessing the baby gender – Traditional methods – Today we have been blessed with the possibility of having baby gender testing done.  The two main methods are either an ultrasound test or a gender DNA test.
  • Fingerprint and DNA Identification  A technique that changed the world of identifying criminals, Juan Vucetich made it possible – take a look below and enter the fascinating world of forensics
  • DNA so Much More Advanced than Simple Photos and Fingerprints  DNA contains information necessary to create your body and help to coordinate functions from moving your toes to pumping your heart and that’s not all – find our more info below
  • Can you really determine the baby’s gender by a simple blood test?  The Blood Test for Baby Gender has emerged and  can be done as early as seven weeks, it  detects rare genetic disorders, muscular dystrophy among others
  • A Pencil or Ring? Can this really determine your baby’s sex? What do you think?  Do you think you can determine your baby’s sex just by dangling a pencil or ring over the ‘bump’? Read on, some people do and are often surprised of the outcome…
  • International High Standard DNA Testing at your doorstep – A reputable company will offer the possibility for international DNA paternity testing, The latest advances in DNA testing have made it possible that anyone wanting to have testing done at the highest ISO17025 standard is able to proceed …
  • A Paternity Test and Changing the Name on a Birth Certificate  Changing the name on the birth certificate will most often require a DNA paternity test. Whoever has their name on the child’s birth certificate is bound by the legal obligations as dictated by the governing laws in the coun …
  • Prenatal DNA Screening for Predisposition to Illnesses  A prenatal DNA screening test may soon be available for mothers. An unborn child’s mother will carry the blood of the child she is carrying in her blood stream. This means that genetic health testing can be carried out before the child is born by testing a s …
  • Health Genetic Testing  Health genetic testing is just the type of test required for those wishing to know more about their genetic makeup. Genetic testing has clearly come a very long way. Today a simple DNA test can tell you much about your health and the hereditary di …
  • DNA Maternal Testing  Maternal DNA testing or maternity DNA testing is used to establish the existence of the biological relationship between mother and child. However, maternity test is somewhat different to paternity testing in that we hardly hear mention of the alle …
  • Animal DNA Testing  Animal DNA testing has really picked up and the demand for these tests just keeps growing. Animal DNA testing is nothing to do with testing on animals to see the effectiveness of medicine or cosmetics and the likes. Animal DNA testing is entirely …
  • How to get a DNA Test Done  Many wonder how to get a DNA test done. Nowadays, widespread access to the internet an www business have made things so much easier that it would take a very short time to get anything from a paternity DNA test to an immigration test or any other …
  • Baby Gender Test  There are many old wives tales involving the best methods to conceive a boy or a girl. Unfortunately, none of these have any scientific backing; timing sexual intercourse, warm baths and special diets will not produce the baby with the desired gender. What you can …
  • Y Chromosome DNA Testing  Nowadays there are a range of DNA tests available to ascertain a vast range of biological relationships between people. The Y chromosome test is just one of the tests.  The competitive DNA testing industry also means you can find very well pr …
  • Is it Possible to Cheat in a Paternity DNA Test?  Paternity Testing can definitely be relied upon as the most secure and accurate method to establish the paternity of a child. However, it is possible to cheat in a paternity DNA test which means that test participants will deploy a number of cheat …
  • Information about Infidelity DNA Testing  It is quite easy to have doubts as to whether your partner is being unfaithful. As Othello epitomizes, jealousy breeds more jealousy and that often our suspicions of infidelity are totally unfounded. However, today DNA testing technology means that you can find a basi …
  • Hair Paternity Testing  Paternity testing is the definitive means of establishing paternity and in this day and age, the test can be carried out with various DNA samples which offer a good probability of success. Hair paternity testing is just one of the …
  • Great-great grandson of Darwin does Y-chromosome test  Charles Darwin, the naturalist, whose most well-know work is ‘On the Origin of Species’, has been at the centre of ancestry DNA testing as a group of experts wish to establish the naturalist’s ancestral origins by means of a …
  • What is DNA Testing?  There is probably too much to say regarding the question ‘what is DNA testing?’ especially if you are thinking of doing a paternity DNA test or another DNA test. Over the years these two words (DNA testing) have featured all over the p …
  • What makes a DNA Paternity test so affordable   Several years ago people were expected to pay a hefty amount in order to get a Paternity test.  It was a luxury that could only be afforded by a few who were willing to pay.  Only recently have people realized that DNA testing technology can help solve family concerns …

Paternity Testing Articles

  • Home Paternity Testing in Ireland  Countless fathers keep asking themselves “is this my child” or “Am I the father?” The thought of raising somebody else’s kids …
  • DNA Testing on Deceased Father for Paternity  Can you do DNA testing on a deceased father? The answer is “yes” but it is definitely worth discussing some other options before we discuss actually testing the deceased man. DNA paternity testing is h …
  • The Sample DNA Test Result for Your Paternity Test  Having a sample DNA test result will give you insight into the style, format and terminology used when displaying this scientific data. Here we have decided to give a paternity test result simply because this is by far the test that i …
  • Paternity Test Result: Know What to Expect  Paternity DNA testing is in huge demand.  You should be fully aware that the paternity test result is a bit more detailed than a ‘yes you are the father’ or a ‘no you are not the father’. Many DNA testing companies wan …
  • Amelogenin Sex Gene Analysis in Paternity DNA Testing  DNA paternity testing is just one of the many available relationship tests. The rapid growth of DNA testing is fuelled by the great success and reliability of such tests.  Biological links between people can be established accurately only thr …

Celebrity DNA news

  • Bin Laden: Necessary DNA Tests necessary to Identify Corpse  On the 2nd May 2011 the most wanted terrorist was killed. The body of Osama Bin Laden underwent DNA testing to confirm whether the body was really that of the terrorist. When DNA testing confirmed this, huge celebration took place at New York’s Ground Z …
  • DNA Test on Remains of Romanian Dictator Nicolae Ceausescu  The remains in a grave in Romania have been, thanks to DNA testing, concluded as belonging to the infamous dictator Ceausescu. The despotic ruler was executed along with his wife on the Christmas of 1989. His tyrannical reign last …
  • Hollywood Stars do DNA Paternity Tests  Paternity DNA testing is widespread as it is a scientifically sound and reliable method to confirm paternity. A quick browse online for a reputable DNA testing company input a few credit card details and find out, with an extremely high degree of accuracy, whether …

DNA Testing News

  • DNA Testing Conclusive in Kamduni Gang Rape Case  Indian government officials have finally received a DNA testing forensic report from the Hyderabad’s Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) resulting from the rape and murder case in Kamduni.  The sexual assault in which nine men reportedly gang raped, tortured and killed a 20 year old university student has drawn international attention and criticism, and resulted in violent protests across India.
  • DNA Tests Conflict in Resolving 50 year-old Boston Strangler Case  The first conclusive scientific DNA testing evidence in the infamous 50 year old Boston Strangler case may have recently been found.  Albert Desalvo, the only person convicted in the serial murders of 13 women in the greater Boston area from 1962-1964, admitted to the murder of then 19 year old Mary Sullivan but later recanted.  If the tests prove infallible, this would be the first conclusive proof that Desalvo was in fact the Boston Strangler.
  • What is Genetic Testing?  Genetic testing, also known by the name of DNA testing, is used as a test for genetic disorders involving examination of DNA molecules. Cases relating to child paternity are also solved with the help of genetic tests.
  • The At Home Paternity Testing kit  The at home paternity test kit has made paternity testing so much more uncomplicated and straightforward. You really need not do things through a hospital or clinic as the home-kit makes it possible to collect your own DNA samples
  • The Autism Gene Scientists have been studying genes to learn more about autism. Most people have an idea of what autism is- the condition is not rare amongst children and affects their ability to integrate and develop relationships with other people.
  • Dog Poo DNA Testing Information  Today people are sending samples in for a dog poo DNA test. Normally people seeking to do this test do it because they have found an unwelcome dog’s poo where it should not be and thus, in an attempt to find the dog’s owner, they send in samples of the dog stool in order to be able to able to find the culprit responsible for the mess- yes it is the dog, but ultimately, a dog’s owner is responsible for cleaning up after their pet.
  • Paternity Testing with Blood and Saliva  Traditionally, the main source of DNA was blood and this idea has really stuck so that many still ask about paternity testing with blood; paternity testing with saliva sounds odd. Blood is now considered to be out-dated and saliva paternity tests have become the standard.
  • New Years Greetings from homeDNAdirect Ireland homeDNAdirect Ireland would like to wish you a prosperous new year. We have sealed 2010 helping countless clients solves issues they had in terms of paternity testing or helping then establish whether they are truly related to people they suspect are their relatives by means of relationship tests.  and in this way helping them move on with their lives. We will consistently strive to improve or rather perfect our customer care services and excel in professionalism and technical competence of what we offer.
  • Tiger Woods to Take DNA Paternity Test  American golfer Tiger Woods has recently made the headlines: an x girlfriend, Devon James, has come forward claiming Woods to be the father of her nine year old son, Austin T. James. Devon James is in court pushing for a paternity DNA test to prove her claim. The test will determine whether alleged father and child have the same DNA profiles and thus, whether the man tested is the biological father of the child.
  • DNA Testing on Deceased Father Information DNA testing on deceased father? Definitely. There are a number of options available in such cases where the alleged father has passed away. However, we might begin by saying that the most reliable and conclusive DNA test is the DNA paternity test which would mean having DNA samples from the alleged father and child/children and using these for laboratory analysis.
  • Information about Where to do a Paternity Test  If you have been considering “where to do a paternity test” the answer is probably “at home”. There is much to say about paternity testing, but generally, it is recommended you take advantage of an at home paternal test if you are seeking to solve a doubt regarding the issue of paternity.
  • Paternity Test: Black Couple Have White Baby Paternity testing is pretty much the standard means of confirming whether an alleged father is truly the biological of a child; fathers often seek this test when they think their wife might have cheated, told them “I’m carrying your baby” but the father in question might have his doubts. This was not quite the case when a black woman, Ethelbert Ofor, who like her husband is also black, gave birth to a white baby. For many fathers, this would have triggered more than just a suspicion of infidelity- it would appear to be incriminating evidence of an extra marital affair.
  • Legal Paternity Test Information The legal paternity test is rather different to the home paternity test. Generally, people opt for the latter test as they are only seeking peace of mind and want to resolve some pending doubts. The legal paternity test is done when one wishes to take matters to a court of law.
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