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Police used DNA on the napkin to link Jerry Westrom to the stabbing of a Minneapolis woman more than 25 years ago.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is saying sorry to the Cherokee Nation after she released a DNA test that showed she had a Native American ancestor.
"Late Show" host taunts the president over his comments about Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
It's 23andMe's latest collaboration to develop new drugs with genetic data from customers who volunteered to participate.
Patrick Fratellone, MD has been practicing Functional Medicine in New York for the past 25 years and is among one of the
The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative has just launched SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge), a groundbreaking online project to accelerate research and advance understanding of the genetic underpinnings of autism.
No matter where you fall on the spectrum of how you feel about it, it's a tool. And for those of us looking for clues into family members it can be very helpful.
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We are living in an exciting time, indeed historic, with the incredible advent of DNA testing being so readily accessible and affordable
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Reports say that there are more than 70,000 untested rape kits warehoused by 1,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. The cause of the backlog must be addressed. There are innocents without defense. Victims without justice. Public safety at risk. It is a travesty.
At least $400 million in funding has been set aside to establish the database, which is scheduled to be completed by September
DNA can help us connect to our ancestors in a way that a name on a census record can't by connecting us to living cousins, descendants of our ancestors, people who are living today, people we can contact and share research with, people who can help us in our common search for knowledge about our shared ancestry.
While some policymakers may be tempted to treat DNA forensic capabilities as a panacea for criminal investigations, the evolution of DNA forensics may also represent a Pandora's box of ethical, privacy, legal and financial concerns that require deep consideration.
Was he poisoned or did he die accidentally? Why were the labels removed from his clothes? Was he a secret agent or a jilted lover? Intriguingly, a slip of paper was found in one of his pockets with the printed words "Tamám Shud," meaning "ended" or "finished" in Persian.
A new rumor is spreading that Apple may be leveraging its ubiquity to encourage iPhone owners to participate in DNA testing, perhaps to bulk up the medical data-collecting capabilities of its ResearchKit.
The numbers don't lie: more than 75% of venture-backed startups fail. The most common reason? Failure to understand target-audience motivations and to communicate effectively to them.
As the nation watches the Indiana battle between religious freedom and discrimination against same sex couples, there is another, little known civil rights battle playing out in the Hoosier state.