Heredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.
The future of a bird that has been extinct since about 1932 will be the topic of discussion among researchers, conservationists, and interested citizens on Martha’s Vineyard Thursday night.
Defense attorneys and crime victims say long delays are impacting justice.
DeSalvo’s body was taken to the medical examiner, where tissue or bone samples will be taken.
Albert DeSalvo’s remains will be dug up because DNA from the scene of Mary Sullivan’s rape and murder produced a “familial match” with him.
Detective Phil DiNatale was one of the key investigators assigned to track the case and now his son is glad DNA evidence might prove his father right.
Sullivan, 19, was raped and murdered in her Charles Street apartment on January 4, 1964, just three days after she moved to the city from the Cape.
Female DNA and fingerprints found on a bomb fragment recovered from the Boston Marathon attacks do not match the widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, CBS News reported Friday.
It’s now possible for anyone to dive into the secrets of their DNA with an affordable at-home test.
The high court on Friday sent Dirk Greineder’s case back to the Supreme Judicial Court for further consideration.