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A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder. – The New York Times

A Dead Baby Was Found in a Ditch in 1981. DNA Helped Charge the Mother With Murder.  The New York Times

On a winter day in 1981, the body of a newborn baby was found abandoned in a ditch near a cornfield in Sioux Falls, S.D. He had been wrapped in a blanket.

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DNA Privacy: Test Results Could Affect Your Life Insurance Coverage – NBC4 Washington

DNA Privacy: Test Results Could Affect Your Life Insurance Coverage  NBC4 Washington

Under federal law, companies are not allowed to use your genetic information against you for things like health insurance or a job. But that protection does not …

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He threw away a napkin at a hockey game. Police used it to charge him with a 1993 murder – USA TODAY

He threw away a napkin at a hockey game. Police used it to charge him with a 1993 murder  USA TODAY

Jerry Westrom, 52, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with a 1993 cold case after police used a genealogy site to identify him as a suspect …

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DNA leads to man’s arrest 46 years after murder of 11-year-old girl – ABC News

DNA leads to man’s arrest 46 years after murder of 11-year-old girl  ABC News

A man has been arrested through DNA and genetic genealogy in the decades-old cold case killing of 11-year-old Linda Ann O’Keefe, who was strangled to …

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A suspected killer eluded capture for 25 years. Then investigators got his aunt’s DNA. – The Washington Post

A suspected killer eluded capture for 25 years. Then investigators got his aunt’s DNA.  The Washington Post

Sophie Sergie’s cold murder case went unsolved for a quarter century until genealogical analysis helped play a role in capturing a suspect.

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The Making of a DNA Detective – The Wall Street Journal

The Making of a DNA Detective  The Wall Street Journal

CeCe Moore, an amateur genealogist turned professional, helps police crack decades-old cases.

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DNA leads to man’s arrest for 1993 murder: Police – ABC News

DNA leads to man’s arrest for 1993 murder: Police  ABC News

Jeanne Ann Childs, 35, was found dead in her bedroom on June 13, 1993. A man was arrested nearly 26 years later thanks to DNA.

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More than 26 million people have added their DNA to four leading ancestry databases: report – Mashable

More than 26 million people have added their DNA to four leading ancestry databases: report  Mashable

Millions of people have willingly given up their privacy via their own DNA, thanks to the growing popularity of at-home ancestry tests. More than 26 million people …

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More than 26 million people have taken an at-home ancestry test – MIT Technology Review

More than 26 million people have taken an at-home ancestry test  MIT Technology Review

As many people purchased consumer DNA tests in 2018 as in all previous years combined, MIT Technology Review has found. Surging public interest in …