New technology opens the way for creating babies using DNA from 3 people. It’s designed to eliminate diseases, but is the creation of a “super baby” safe or ethical? The technique has been approved in Britain. Could it come here next?
Professor Desmond Lun is working with counterparts from Boston University and MIT to develop a software program that will definitively state how many people–contributors he calls them–are found in DNA evidence recovered from a crime scene.
Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.
Lawyers with the Innocence Project say new DNA evidence proves Wright did not commit the crime, but someone else did.
A convicted murderer will get a retrial after new DNA evidence links another man to the rape and murder of a 77-year-old woman in 1991.
The five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her kindergarten class by a woman impersonating her mother, then taken to a house and abused in unspeakable ways, causing horrific physical injuries.
An FBI computer expert testified to disturbing evidence found on the computer used under the user names Christina and Guest.
A 38-year-old Germantown man has been sentenced to 37-and-half to 65 years in prison for a 1998 gunpoint rape in North Philadelphia.
Lamar Rayson was serving a 32 year federal sentence for carjacking and armed robberies in 2005 and 2006, when DNA from that case linked him to an armed 2004 rape and robbery.
Twenty-five years later, a Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) search revealed a positive DNA match to 51-year-old Rudolph Churchill, a convicted offender from Georgia with a residence in NJ.
Police and family members are confirming that DNA of a severed foot found inside a shoe on a New Jersey beach matches a Philadelphia woman who disappeared last year.
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government.
A New Jersey corrections officer who was arrested for allegedly stating he was a police officer in an attempt to coerce prostitutes into having sex with him for free is now facing an additional charge, thanks to new DNA evidence.
Police are crediting DNA evidence with identifying the suspect allegedly responsible for a 1996 cold case.
Temple University researchers have discovered a key to heart failure which is currently an incurable disease.