Genetics

DNA stocktaking report: In 2018, cases worth EUR 412 million in damages sent to court

Interim chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) Calin Nistor said on Friday at the presentation of the institution's stocktaking report that in 2018, DNA has sent to court case files counting for a total estimated damage worth EUR 412 million. "DNA's activity focused on recovering the crime's fruit.

Scientists Detail Full Genome of Wheat for First Time

AFP - In a breakthrough that experts say will help feed the growing global population in the coming decades, scientists Thursday revealed they have cracked the full genome of wheat for the first time.

Wheat feeds more than a third of the global human population, providing more protein than meat in the human diet and making about one-fifth of calories consumed by people.

Scientists take step toward creating artificial life

In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins, Reuters reports.

The work, published in the journal Nature, brings scientists closer to the development of designer proteins made to order in a laboratory.

DNA's Kovesi: Simple CCR decision draws out of Romanian citizens' pockets 188 mil euro

"A simple decision of CCR [Constitutional Court of Romania - ed.n.] has drawn out of Romanians' pockets 188 million euro. Do we really want that such damages occur in the future and no one investigates them, because we amend the abuse of office?

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