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A ‘Vampire’s’ Remains Were Found 30 Years Ago. DNA Is Now Revealing Who He Was – ScienceAlert

A ‘Vampire’s’ Remains Were Found 30 Years Ago. DNA Is Now Revealing Who He Was  ScienceAlert

He had been in his grave so long that when his family dug him up to burn his heart, the organ had decomposed and was not there. Desperate to stop him from …

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Ancestry Digitizes Millions of Holocaust Records – The New York Times

Ancestry Digitizes Millions of Holocaust Records  The New York Times

Ancestry, the genealogy and DNA testing company, has digitized millions of records of people who were displaced or persecuted in the Holocaust and made …

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Librarian with passion for Agatha Christie solves cold serial killer case from 1985 – Metro.co.uk

Librarian with passion for Agatha Christie solves cold serial killer case from 1985  Metro.co.uk

A librarian with a passion for Agatha Christie has solved a real-life murder case from 1985. Rebekah Heath, 33, became ‘obsessed’ with trying to find the …

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A ‘vampire’s’ remains were found about 30 years ago. Now DNA is giving him new life. – Washington Post

A ‘vampire’s’ remains were found about 30 years ago. Now DNA is giving him new life.  Washington Post

For almost 30 years, the remains of the Connecticut “vampire,” rearranged in the shape of a skull and cross bones, were known only as JB-55. Now Defense …

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Woman known as ‘belle in the well’ has ties to Parkersburg – WTAP-TV

Woman known as ‘belle in the well’ has ties to Parkersburg  WTAP-TV

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – The southern hills of Lawrence County, Ohio have long been home to a legend. Sharon Mayberry has lived near the …

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Advancements in DNA technology increase likelihood of identification, solving cases – KWCH

Advancements in DNA technology increase likelihood of identification, solving cases  KWCH

New advancements in DNA identification technology mean a stronger likelihood for identifying John or Jane Doe’s.

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DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised. – The Colorado Sun

DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.  The Colorado Sun

Michael Whyte drove out of a parking lot, his belly full of fast food lunch, oblivious that police detectives had been watching him eat. Now, they were gingerly …

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Checking DNA against Facebook mugs – Times Record News

Checking DNA against Facebook mugs  Times Record News

Genealogy should be an exact science. Instead it’s an art, particularly when it comes to creating pedigrees.