New Genetic Technology Renews Hope For Identifying The Zodiac KillerThe Sacramento Bee reports that Vallejo police submitted letters and envelopes from the Zodiac Killer to a lab to obtain a DNA profile.
Police Used Free Genealogy Database To Track Golden State Killer SuspectWhen investigators entered the crime-scene DNA profile, more than 100 users matched as a distant relative.
Ancestry.com DNA Test Finds Fertility Doctor Is Woman's Actual Father, Lawsuit SaysThe shocking revelations came about after the woman's daughter, now 36 years old, took a DNA test and learned that her biological father was a complete stranger.
Astronaut Scott Kelly Now Has Different DNA Than His Identical Twin Brother After One Year In SpaceWhile Scott Kelly's height and 93 percent of his DNA returned to normal after returning to Earth, NASA confirmed that seven percent of his genes have remained changed and may stay that way.
Marrying A First Cousin Not That Harmful To Family Tree, Study SaysThe research found that first cousins share about 12.5 percent of the same DNA. Second cousins share just over six percent of their DNA while third cousins share about three percent.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
DNA From Ball Cap Used In Arrest Of Murder SuspectPolice used DNA found inside a baseball cap to arrest a murder suspect in connection with a deadly shooting outside the Cold Crush nightclub.
DNA Analysis Leads To Arrest In Murder Of 77-Year-OldA 41-year-old man is facing murder charges after a DNA analysis led to his arrest.
Why Your DNA Is Not Your Destiny, At Least For Your HeartYou might think a strong family history of heart disease means you're next on the list for a heart problem, but a new study finds that four simple steps can help you cut that genetic risk in half.
Man Who Testified As DNA Expert Defends His ReputationA man who has testified in several high-profile criminal trials around the country as a DNA expert has been discredited in a Denver trial.
DNA Expert Discredited, Barred From Testifying At Denver TrialProsecutors say a man who has testified as a DNA expert in the Casey Anthony trial and helped overturn the murder conviction of a Colorado man wasn't allowed to testify at a trial in Denver this week after they say he was discredited.
DNA Helps Solve Cold Case Sexual AssaultA Denver jury has found a man guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint near Sloan’s Lake in March 2011.