Tag: DNA

What the Golden State Killer case means for your genetic privacy

The use of family members' DNA without their consent to find the "Golden State Killer" has highlighted potential privacy concerns involved with genealogy databases and DNA testing.

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Fast food chicken: testing Subway, McDonald’s, A&W, Wendy’s & Tim Hortons

What's in your chicken sandwich? DNA test shows Subway sandwiches could contain just 50% chicken. If you're one of many who opt for chicken sandwiches at your favourite fast food restaurant, you may find the results of a CBC Marketplace investigation into what's in the meat a little hard to swallow. A DNA analysis of ...

A new weapon against infection

Burnaby Hospital has a new weapon against infection: the Germinator. That’s the light-hearted name employees have given to the new Xenex Light Strike Robot cleaning machine. Yet it means serious business for patient care. Fraser Health Infection Prevention and Control launched the Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) machine trials last month in three facilities: Burnaby, Ridge ...