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DNA, genealogy leads to arrest of Wisconsin 82-year-old in 1976 rape, double homicide – KIRO Seattle

DNA, genealogy leads to arrest of Wisconsin 82-year-old in 1976 rape, double homicide  KIRO Seattle

An elderly Wisconsin widower has been arrested and charged in a 43-year-old rape and double homicide that police say was solved through genetic genealogy …

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NorthShore launches pilot program bringing free DNA tests to 10,000 patients – Becker’s Hospital Review

NorthShore launches pilot program bringing free DNA tests to 10,000 patients  Becker’s Hospital Review

Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem announced on June 4 the official launch of its initiative to bring complimentary whole genome …

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How Ancestry.com has failed African American customers – Washington Post

How Ancestry.com has failed African American customers  Washington Post

When Ancestry.com unveiled an advertisement last month that seemed to romanticize slavery, the multibillion dollar genealogy company was roundly criticized.

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Genetic genealogy links former Marine to young woman’s murder in 1976 – ABC News

Genetic genealogy links former Marine to young woman’s murder in 1976  ABC News

DNA and genetic genealogy have linked a former Marine to the murder of a young California woman who was strangled to death in 1976, according to …

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The Genealogy Site That Helped Catch the Golden State Killer Is Grappling With Privacy – Slate

The Genealogy Site That Helped Catch the Golden State Killer Is Grappling With Privacy  Slate

Since April 2018, when police announced they had apprehended Joseph DeAngelo, the man they alleged to be the long-elusive Golden State Killer, the …

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ICE Wants to Subject Up to 100000 Migrants to DNA Tests – Mother Jones

ICE Wants to Subject Up to 100000 Migrants to DNA Tests  Mother Jones

The Trump administration wants to conduct DNA tests on up to 100,000 migrants at the border to determine whether they’re falsely claiming to be family in order …

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How a DNA database change could make it harder for police to solve cold cases – ABC News

How a DNA database change could make it harder for police to solve cold cases  ABC News

A change to GEDmatch, a third-party genealogy site that’s helped crack cold cases through user’s DNA, may hinder law enforcement’s ability to use the database …

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It’s a new family: They took genetic tests, and the results shook their identities – San Francisco Chronicle

It’s a new family: They took genetic tests, and the results shook their identities  San Francisco Chronicle

The Chronicle heard from dozens of readers with their own stories of genetic testing after it published the account of three strangers who discovered they are half …

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How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years – The New York Times

How Volunteer Sleuths Identified a Hiker and Her Killer After 36 Years  The New York Times

What does it actually take to identify a person through genetic genealogy? Wading through infidelities and pornography.

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DNA Detectives: Scientists combining forensics with genealogy break ‘unsolvable’ cases – FOX 8 Live WVUE

DNA Detectives: Scientists combining forensics with genealogy break ‘unsolvable’ cases  FOX 8 Live WVUE

(InvestigateTV) – Thanks to a breakthrough in how DNA is used, more than 1,000 collective years worth of cold cases across the U.S. have been solved in just …

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Farmers Insurance CMO Starts New Role As CRO For Ancestry. Is This A New Trend? – Forbes

Farmers Insurance CMO Starts New Role As CRO For Ancestry. Is This A New Trend?  Forbes

Mike Linton just left his long-time post as CMO at Farmers Insurance to join Ancestry.com as its chief revenue officer. Is this move from CMO to CRO a preview of …

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This U.S. lawmaker wants greater scrutiny of algorithms used in criminal trials – Science Magazine

This U.S. lawmaker wants greater scrutiny of algorithms used in criminal trials  Science Magazine

Since it was introduced in the 1980s, DNA evidence has become a “gold standard” of U.S. courtrooms, leading to the convictions—and exonerations—of …

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Better logic for DNA computing – News – Nature Middle East – Nature Middle East

Better logic for DNA computing – News – Nature Middle East  Nature Middle East

Researchers develop a faster, more efficient approach for logic operations with DNA.

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The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes: Oxygen Series Premieres in October – canceled + renewed TV shows – TV Series Finale

The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes: Oxygen Series Premieres in October – canceled + renewed TV shows  TV Series Finale

Get ready to dive into cold cases on a new series coming to Oxygen in October. The DNA of Murder will feature Paul Holes, and it will show him diving in and …

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Microsoft Research Develops DNA Storage – DARKDaily.com – Laboratory News

Microsoft Research Develops DNA Storage  DARKDaily.com – Laboratory News

Scientists at Microsoft Research and the University of Washington successfully encode data into DNA and then recover it as digital data.

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Just how many ‘fake families’ are seeking asylum at the border? – Houston Chronicle

Just how many ‘fake families’ are seeking asylum at the border?  Houston Chronicle

Not as many as you might have heard, according to an analysis by PolitiFact Texas.

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DNA Vaccines Market Analysis: Segmented by Application ,Geographical Trends,Key Manufacturers, Growth and Forecasts to 2023 – Joliet Weekly News

DNA Vaccines Market Analysis: Segmented by Application ,Geographical Trends,Key Manufacturers, Growth and Forecasts to 2023  Joliet Weekly News

DNA Vaccines Market Report Provides analysis on Currant DNA Vaccines Market state and future prospect by Considering Factors like Product type, Production …

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Govt moves to tighten NRD security after scandal – The Star Online

Govt moves to tighten NRD security after scandal  The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: Setting up a DNA data bank and upgrading security levels for National Registration Department (NRD) staff are among the measures to be put …

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DNA leads to arrest of 2 in man’s 1983 Oklahoma cold case murder in motel room – Fox News

DNA leads to arrest of 2 in man’s 1983 Oklahoma cold case murder in motel room  Fox News

A Texas woman and a Wyoming man are facing charges after being linked through DNA to an Oklahoma cold case murder 36 years ago.

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Shelf Life – Jacksonville Journal Courier

Shelf Life  Jacksonville Journal Courier

ADULT FICTION. “The Turn of the Key” by Ruth Ware: When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good …