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Suspect in 1998 Murder of Dutch Boy Is Arrested After Mass DNA Testing
Dutch police investigating the brutal murder of a schoolboy in 1998 say that a prime suspect in the case has been arrested in Spain, officials said. Jos Brech, 55, was ...
August 27, 2018
Chris Watts Unusual DNA Request Denied by Judge
A request by the defense attorneys for Chris Watts, the Colorado father accused of murdering his pregnant wife ...
August 19, 2018
A 2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Has Been Found on Ancient Shipwreck (Video)
The first skeleton has been found amidst the Antikythera Shipwreck, and researchers hope to extract DNA evidence from ...
September 20, 2016
Scientists Work Toward Storing Digital Information in DNA
Her computer, Karin Strauss says, contains her "digital attic" — a place where she stores that published math ...
July 23, 2016
The Associated Press
New DNA Evidence ‘Breakthrough’ in 35-Year-Old Unsolved Murder of Dana Bradley
One of the largest unsolved murder cases in Canada has had its first major breakthrough in decades
May 26, 2016
What’s in Your Burger? Just Rat and Human DNA, According to One Study
Before you take another bite of your delicious cheeseburger or veggie burger, you may want to know that it ...
May 11, 2016
An Ancient Retrovirus Has Been Found in Human DNA—and It Might Still Be Active
Striking evidence has emerged that an ancient virus previously known only from fossil evidence has persistently infected some ...
April 4, 2016
Sticky Strands of DNA Assemble Gold Nanoparticles
Gold nanoparticles have unusual optical, electronic, and chemical properties.
January 15, 2016
Forensics Software to Sort Out ‘Murky’ DNA Mixes
On TV dramas like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the tiniest shreds of DNA are like magic keys, unlocking ...
September 26, 2015
DNA and Protein Combine to Create Nanowire
Scientists have made synthetic structures out of DNA or protein before. Now, a team has created nanowires from ...
September 9, 2015
Organic ‘Computers’ Made of DNA Could Process Data Inside Our Bodies
We invariably imagine electronic devices to be made from silicon chips, with which computers store and process information ...
September 4, 2015
Thai Police Capture Suspect in Bombing Linked to Repatriation of Chinese Minority
Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the ...
September 2, 2015
The Associated Press
Genetic Studies Link Indigenous Peoples in the Amazon and Australasia (+Video)
A Harvard Medical School study is reshaping our understanding of how the indigenous people arrived in the Americas. ...
August 13, 2015
Science Is Moving Toward Designer Babies, but the Ethics Must Be Sorted Out
Ethical warning bells went off in April when Chinese researchers reported they had experimented with 85 defective human ...
July 24, 2015
Scientists Resurrect Mammoth Gene to See How They Differed From Elephants (Video)
Scientists discovered how modern day elephants differ from mammoths by resurrecting a mammoth gene.
July 6, 2015
Most European Men Are Descended From Just 3 Bronze-Age Warlords, New Study Reveals
The majority of European men are descended from just a few Bronze Age male ancestors, says a genetic ...
June 15, 2015
DNA Studies Show Mind and Body Are One
Here's how DNA can be thought of in the context of the mind-over-matter or matter-over-mind debate ...
June 1, 2015
Did a Native American Travel With the Vikings and Arrive in Iceland Centuries Before Columbus Set Sail?
Did a Native American set foot on European soil long before we previously thought?
May 15, 2015
Team Uses DNA to ‘Tune’ Color of Silver Clusters
Scientists are working to create nanoscale silver clusters with unique fluorescent properties, which are important for a variety ...
April 26, 2015
University of California, Santa Barbara
Human DNA Helps Mice Brains Grow Bigger (Video)
Scientists at Duke University have successfully isolated a gene sequence integral to human brain development and implanted it ...
February 22, 2015
How DNA and the NSA are slowly rendering hard drives irrelevant
It has been a rough week for the ole' hard disk drive (HDD). Two unrelated but complementary developments ...
February 19, 2015
NYC Subway Study Shows Half of DNA From Unknown Organisms (Video)
Cornell University researchers found traces of bubonic plague uptown, organisms only previously seen in Antarctica on the south ...
February 6, 2015
Supplement Investigation Flawed
On Feb 3, the New York Attorney General's office sent cease-and-desist notices to four major retailers, accusing them ...
February 6, 2015
LA County Sheriff’s Department to Start Collecting Face and Eye Scans
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to allow the Sheriff’s Department to start spending ...
December 19, 2014
Did the Ancient Chinese Make Contact With Native Americans?
Some researchers say that puzzling artifacts, as well as the results of recent DNA studies performed on Native ...
December 4, 2014
Skeleton Remains Officially Declared to be King Richard III’s (Video)
Researchers are absolutely positive that the bones found beneath a parking lot in 2012 are those of Richard ...
December 3, 2014
DNA Survives Critical Entry Into Earth’s Atmosphere
The genetic material DNA can survive a flight through space and re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere – and ...
December 2, 2014
University of Zurich
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Kenya’s Kipchoge Shatters Marathon World Record in Berlin
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California Votes to Ban Natural Gas Heaters and Furnaces
CDC Data Reveals Very Few Eligible Americans Have Gotten New COVID-19 Booster
Iran Roiled by Protests Amid Mounting Regional Tension
21 Arrested in Child Sex Trafficking Operation in Arizona
Professor Pleads Guilty to Concealing Ties With China While Receiving Funds From NASA
FBI Whistleblower Comes Forward, Alleges Many Agents ‘Don’t Agree’ With Bureau’s Direction