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Five Times Old Injustice Was Righted Through Dogged Investigation – Oxygen

Five Times Old Injustice Was Righted Through Dogged Investigation  Oxygen

Sometimes justice comes for victims of heinous crimes years — or even decades — later. Get ready for “Injustice With Nancy Grace” with these five cases that …

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Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets – Lifehacker

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets  Lifehacker

Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to …

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DNA folding and quantum imaging: News from the College | Imperial News – Imperial College London

DNA folding and quantum imaging: News from the College | Imperial News  Imperial College London

Here’s a batch of *fresh* news and announcements from across Imperial. From DNA folds offering ways to predict diabetes, to new funding for harnessing the …

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Five Cold Cases Where Injustice Was Righted Through Dogged Investigation | Crime Time – Oxygen

Five Cold Cases Where Injustice Was Righted Through Dogged Investigation | Crime Time  Oxygen

Sometimes justice comes for victims of heinous crimes years — or even decades — later. Get ready for “Injustice With Nancy Grace” with these five cases that …

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DNA Testing Service Left Client Health Records Open to Public – Insurance Journal

DNA Testing Service Left Client Health Records Open to Public  Insurance Journal

DNA-testing *service* Vitagene Inc. left thousands of client health reports exposed online for years, the kind of incident that privacy advocates have.

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How Kamala Harris’ Rape Kit Backlog Plan Tackles The Nationwide Crisis – Bustle

How Kamala Harris’ Rape Kit Backlog Plan Tackles The Nationwide Crisis  Bustle

Evidence in sexual assault cases has been sitting untested across the United States for years, but one presidential candidate has a proposal to change that. Sen …

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Study Finds Eating Pistachios May Help Reduce Damage To DNA – PRNewswire

Study Finds Eating Pistachios May Help Reduce Damage To DNA  PRNewswire

FRESNO, Calif., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Researchers at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, Institute of Health Pere Virgili, CIBER, discovered that …

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DNA Testing Service Vendor Reports Years-Long Consumer Data Breach – Xtelligent Healthcare Media

DNA Testing Service Vendor Reports Years-Long Consumer Data Breach  Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Direct-to-Consumer DNA testing *service* vendor Vitagene reportedly left the personal and genetic data of 3000 users exposed online for several years, …

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Viking bones and DNA will decay quickly as Greenland thaws – Mashable

Viking bones and DNA will decay quickly as Greenland thaws  Mashable

Viking settlers abandoned Greenland some 600 years ago. But the frozen ground has preserved centuries of the seafarers’ hardy existence on the western …

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Ancestry DNA tests ‘could be used to ASSASSINATE people in the future’ – Daily Star – Daily Star

Ancestry DNA tests ‘could be used to ASSASSINATE people in the future’ – Daily Star  Daily Star

So-called “personalised viruses” could be used to subtly kill individuals, or even commit genocide of entire races, futurist David Wood D.Sc. exclusively told Daily …

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Body of woman found in Steuben County in 1999 identified – WANE

Body of woman found in Steuben County in 1999 identified  WANE

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – After 19 years, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department identified a woman found dead in a field northeast of Angola.

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Rapid DNA machines have the potential to change policing, but not everyone in Utah is on board – Salt Lake Tribune

Rapid DNA machines have the potential to change policing, but not everyone in Utah is on board  Salt Lake Tribune

Two printer-size machines stored at the Utah Attorney General’s Office can process DNA evidence in two hours, instead of the days or weeks a laboratory …

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Authorities say genealogy could help solve a Lawrence County cold case – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Authorities say genealogy could help solve a Lawrence County cold case  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

On February 19, 2000, the skeletal remains of an adult man covered by two wooden planks were found in a remote area in Lawrence County.

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Mum helps clear her own daughter’s ‘killer’ after investigating the case herself – Mirror Online

Mum helps clear her own daughter’s ‘killer’ after investigating the case herself  Mirror Online

Carol Dodge, 42, believed Christopher Tapp was wrongly convicted of her 18-year-old daughter Angie’s murder and decided to launch her own probe.

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DNA Testing Creates Wrenching Dilemmas for the Family Historian – The Wall Street Journal

DNA Testing Creates Wrenching Dilemmas for the Family Historian  The Wall Street Journal

With home testing now ubiquitous, keepers of the family tree are forced to juggle the privacy of close relatives with the needs of newly discovered kin; ‘I am sorry …

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In Sadie Roberts-Joseph killing, attorney wants to know if suspect’s DNA was planted on her body – The Advocate

In Sadie Roberts-Joseph killing, attorney wants to know if suspect’s DNA was planted on her body  The Advocate

An attorney for the man accused of killing Sadie Roberts-Joseph is now questioning whether it’s possible police could have illegally seized his DNA and planted …

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Worldwide DNA Testing Services Market 2019: Market Size Analysis and Forecast by Regions, Type and Application – Boston Life News

Worldwide DNA Testing Services Market 2019: Market Size Analysis and Forecast by Regions, Type and Application  Boston Life News

Global “DNA Testing Services Market” (2019-2025) research report analyzed the current state in the definitions, classifications, applications, and industry chain …

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Deer DNA is Revealing Its Secrets After Genome Study – Wide Open Spaces

Deer DNA is Revealing Its Secrets After Genome Study  Wide Open Spaces

A deep scientific look at deer DNA, and specifically antler development, may reveal the cures for osteoporosis and be a lead on beating cancer.