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These could then be developed as promising therapies for patients whose tumours have that genetic fingerprint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A 10 blood test for the condition could be available within two years after scientists discovered a genetic 'fingerprint' that signals its presence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Confirming the breakthrough yesterday, forensic scientists announced they had found traces of a virtually unique genetic fingerprint. The Sun (2007)They found that they could group the tumours into five distinct types, each with a characteristic genetic fingerprint. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Britain's public-health laboratories have been working round the clock to get a genetic fingerprint of the virus. The Sun (2013)At the moment, genetic fingerprints from about 750,000 under-18s are stored. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People's genetic fingerprints were paired with someone else's name, potentially incriminating the innocent and letting off culprits. The Sun (2015)The innocent may have nothing to fear but equally they also have no reason to hand over their genetic fingerprints to the authorities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The genetic fingerprints of germs are to be mapped to open a new front in the battle against hospital superbugs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it was highly critical of the police's wider powers to keep genetic fingerprints from people who have never been convicted of a crime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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