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Suspect identified through DNA in 1990 cold case homicide

A suspect in the killing of 17-year-old Michelle Koski in 1990 has been identified through the use of forensic genealogy, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Author: king5.com Published: 2:14 PM PDT June 30, 2022 Updated: 2:14 PM PDT June 30, 2022 Source link

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Suspect in 2006 Oxford rape found through DNA tracing sentenced to prison

The victim said she was fearful during the assault that she was going to be kidnapped and was concerned about her housemates. “Lloyd taught me that there are people out there who feel it is okay to take as they please,” she said. Ailes, who the defense says is in failing health and has suffered […]

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Dogs Could Have Joined Humans More Than Once, Ancient Wolf DNA Has Revealed

The beloved pooch snoring on your couch or sticking a snoot under your arm at dinner time came from a much wilder origin. At some point, dogs diverged from gray wolves under the guidance of domestication, to become the diverse fuzzbutts that fill our homes and hearts with such joy today.   Exactly when and […]

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DNA Special: How integral is the India-UAE relationship? A glimpse of its importance to both the countries

On his way back from Germany after attending the G7 summit, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a one hour stopover in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. He was accorded a warm welcome at the airport by the current President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Both leaders […]

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Ukraine war: UK to supply grain DNA testing technology to combat ‘Russian thefts of wheat’

The UK is providing technology to allow grain to be tested to make sure it has not been stolen by Russia from Ukrainian silos and sold abroad for profit. George Eustice, the environment and food secretary, says the government is giving £1.5m to fund the DNA analysis of wheat to find where it comes from. […]

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Can ‘next-Gen’ DNA testing help ID the remains of US service members killed in war?

The Golden State Killer never saw the law coming. Police had never connected Joseph James DeAngelo to a spree of 13 murders, 50 rapes and more than 120 burglaries across California during the 1970s and ‘80s. Then, in 2018, investigators uploaded a DNA profile of one murder victim’s rapist into a commercial database, similar to […]

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Coronation Street fans ‘work out’ Sonya’s identity in Nicky Wheatley DNA twist

If Nicky did have an estranged daughter, she may still be in regular contact with her. If this was the case, the daughter would have found out about her mum’s traumatic incident.  Coronation Street fans will know new characters often have a mysterious backstory and link to the cobbles. It’s likely Sonya’s budding relationship with […]

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New DNA Technology Is Shaking Up The Branches of The Evolutionary Tree

If you look different to your close relatives, you may have felt separate from your family. As a child, during particularly stormy fall outs you might have even hoped it was a sign that you were adopted.   As our new research shows, appearances can be deceptive when it comes to family. New DNA technology […]

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From DNA samples to children’s drawings. How Ukraine is trying to identify some of those lost in war

Dressed in full protective suits and masks they lower body bags, one by one, onto gurneys and roll them inside. Investigators stand back, clipboards in hand, waiting to start their grueling work. Inside each bag is a “John Doe,” a person whose remains have been left in the ruins of war for weeks and are […]

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DNA testing, genealogy tools help solve 1980 cold case murder of Chicago man

Embed from Getty Images WOLF CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state police say they have solved the slaying of a Chicago man whose burning body was found 42 years ago near Interstate 80 in a northwestern town. Edwin Rodriguez was identified through the use of DNA testing and genealogy tools, authorities announced Wednesday. Rodriguez was […]