New research indicates an increased risk for coronary artery disease can be passed genetically from father to son on the male Y chromosome.
Philadelphia police say they are 100% sure that they have the right suspects in custody in the beating death of Kevin Kless earlier this month near Independence Mall. But initial descriptions were way off.
A newly identified ‘myelation’ site in DNA may lead to a test for ovarian cancer.
A homeless man pled guilty today before a common pleas judge, for the sexual attack of a woman inside a Bella Vista coffee house last March where the woman worked. KYWS John McDevitt was in the courtroom at Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center this morning.
Philadelphia Police are investigating one of their own after a woman claims she was sexually assaulted in the back of a squad car.
A northern New Jersey lawmaker wants law enforcement officials to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested in the state.
Members of the Philadelphia Police Department were out in Fairmount Park on Saturday handing out fliers and talking with the public to remind them to be aware of their surroundings as the hunt for a serial rapist continues.
According to a report in the journal Nature, scientists have demonstrated a mechanism that could reduce the incidence of malaria by genetically manipulating mosquito populations.
Philadelphia Police are launching a new, high tech manhunt in hopes of catching the Fairmount Park Rapist, the sexual predator who has attacked four women, raping and murdering med student Rebecca Park.
Numerous police sources say the suspect, linked to the case via DNA, has confessed to the murders of Elaine Goldberg, Nicole Piacentini, and Casey Mahoney.
Prosecutors have offered plea deals that would drop sex charges against all but one of the six defendants accused of participating in the alleged gang-rape of a 7-year-old girl initiated by her 15-year-old stepsister as their case appears to be unraveling.
Some physical traits, known as complex or polygenic traits, are regulated by more than one gene so studying them and trying to predict them can also be complex.