Familial DNA Technique Solves 40-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Familial DNA Technique Solves 40-Year-Old Murder Mystery

A new cutting-edge technique in familial DNA testing has led police officials to solve a 40-year-old murder mystery. Forensic DNA discovered at multiple crime scenes throughout California between the years 1976 and 1986, has been linked to one genetic profile. The FBI’s use of their national DNA database is limited to genetic samples of convicted […]

High Calorie Cravings in DNA

High Calorie Cravings in DNA

Many cannot resist the siren call of the leftover Halloween candy, bag of cookies, remaining cake and other scrumptious sweets. It turns out that it may not be their fault. Science has long proven that alcoholism and drug addiction tendencies are passed down from generation to generation. New research shows that other addictions are also […]

DNA Analysis of Richard III Confirms Identity and Reveals Adultery

DNA Analysis of Richard III Confirms Identity and Reveals Adultery

A completed DNA analysis of the presumed remains of Richard III confirms the identity of the once-contentious king and reveals adultery by a member of his matrilineage. Despite the question of paternity somewhere along his genetic line, a study published in Nature Communications indicates that DNA confirms the previous conclusions arising from other data sources. Richard […]

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