Daily Archives: November 2, 2011

The Genographic Project Confirms Humans Migrated Out of Africa Through Arabia


WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Evolutionary history shows that human populations likely originated in Africa, and the Genographic Project, the most extensive survey of human population genetic data to date, suggests where they went next.

Experts Report that Abbott’s New PLEX-ID Assay Offers Important Testing Capabilities for Biothreat Defense

MUNICH, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott’s PLEX-ID system provides reliable and rapid results for key microbial biothreat agents and should be considered as a first line analytical tool for biodefense, biosecurity and microbial forensics programs, according to research presented at the 13th Medical Biodefense Conference in Munich.