Two sisters, who were joined in the chest and abdomen, have been successfully separated in a surgery by a 78-member team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.
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Major U.K. genetics lab accused of misusing African DNA – Science
Advocates for genomic research in Africa are worried about fallout from a dispute that has roiled the Wellcome Sanger Institute, a major genome research center in Hinxton, U.K. Last year, whistleblowers privately […]
Takoradi missing girls: what is forensic DNA testing? – Interview
In light of the recent report on the Takoradi missing girls in Ghana, there have been several speculations about forensic DNA testing and its reliability in the media […]
5 Things Schools Need to Tell Students About Plagiarism But Don’t — Plagiarism Today
As students begin the 2019 school year, they’re going to get an earful about plagiarism, what it is, how serious it is and how they can avoid it. But between the lessons […]
Scientect Research Reports: translating research into practice
Scientect Research Reports publishes lay summaries of original peer-reviewed journal articles.
Ghana: Call for an Independent Forensic Science Laboratory
A group of forensic science researchers have recommended the independence of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).
Call for Newsletter Articles — Forensic Science Society of Ghana
We would like to invite short articles, news, announcements, events, and in depth commentaries for the upcoming FSSGH Newsletter (Volume 2).
International Women’s Day 2019: the voices of professional young women around the world
As part of the International Women’s Day 2019 celebrations, we were privileged to speak with young women working in various disciplines.
Guidelines for articles submitted to Scientect E-Mag
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Featured Research: How is forensic DNA data exchanged internationally?
The transnational exchange of forensic DNA data has become a modern trend in fighting cross-border crime, terrorism and illegal immigration.