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Court Rules Police Can Use Volunteered DNA in Other Cases

Maryland’s highest court has ruled police can retain and use a suspect’s DNA profile obtained by consent to investigate other cases.

08/11/2015

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New Director Named for D.C.’s Troubled DNA Lab

A longtime FBI agent who oversaw DNA analysis at the bureau’s laboratory has been named as the head of the District of Columbia’s troubled DNA lab.

07/17/2015

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D.C. Prosecutors Stop Sending DNA Evidence to District’s Lab

Prosecutors have stopped sending DNA evidence to the District of Columbia’s crime lab, saying they’ve found errors in some results.

03/06/2015

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Md. Court: DNA Evidence at Trial Must be Confirmed

Maryland’s highest court has ruled that criminal defendants cannot present evidence of DNA matches to other suspects at trial unless the results have been confirmed by more testing.

12/03/2014

In this handout image provided by the FBI, Jesse Matthew is escorted by FBI agents into the custody of the Charlottesville Police Department on September 26, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was extradited from Galveston County, Texas and is a suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance. The search for the missing UVA student Hannah Graham continues in both places.  (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

DNA Under Fingernail Provides Link in Matthew Case

Court records show that DNA recovered from underneath the fingernail of a sexual-assault victim in 2005 links that case to the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

11/06/2014

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DNA Linked To How Much Coffee You Drink

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?

10/07/2014

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Poll: 39 Percent Of Americans Expect Teleportation Devices In Next 50 Years

A majority of Americans say that the technological developments of the next 50 years will have a positive impact on society, with 59 percent holding an “optimistic” view of various future tech advances ranging from positive to downright pervasive.

04/17/2014

Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

FDA Reviewing Approval For 3-Person Embryo Fertilization

Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.

02/24/2014

A preference for violent video games may be genetic. (Getty Images)

Study: Viewing Violent Media May Be Genetic

Children with a certain genetic marker are more likely to play violent video games and watch violent TV shows and movies.

02/21/2014

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Police: DNA Helps Link Md. Man to Sex Assaults

Prince George’s County police say DNA evidence helped link a Silver Spring man arrested after an attempted robbery to two sexual assaults earlier that day.

12/17/2013

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