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  • Police: DNA links man to woman's 2010 strangulation

    Police: DNA links man to woman's 2010 strangulation
    A 27-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder after police said DNA evidence linked him to the body of a woman who was found strangled more than two years ago in Logan Square. Jose G. Martinez of the 2700 block of West Melrose Street was...
  • DNA leaves 'no doubt,' ties confessed Boston Strangler to '64 murder

    DNA leaves 'no doubt,' ties confessed Boston Strangler to '64 murder
    The last sliver of doubt has been erased: Albert DeSalvo, the confessed Boston Strangler, was definitively implicated for the first time Friday in the string of 1960s murders that transfixed and terrorized the city. A week after DeSalvo’s body was...
  • Rosalind Franklin, 'scientist, spinster' and genius, gets doodle nod

    Rosalind Franklin, 'scientist, spinster' and genius, gets doodle nod
    Thursday's Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin, the pioneering scientist famous for taking some of the first and best images of DNA in the early 1950s, and for being screwed over by the sexism of her time.  Just 37 years old when she died of...
  • Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing

    Rapist extradited from Mexico, charged in 1992 O.C. killing
    A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said. Leonardo Pimentel Sanchez,...
  • Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois

     Lake County exoneration could ripple beyond Illinois
    During an interrogation that stretched for more than 24 hours, James Edwards confessed to three murders, Waukegan detectives said, enough to make him a serial killer. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in two of the slayings — the...
  • In the age of DNA, paternity testing hits the street

    In the age of DNA, paternity testing hits the street
    As the sky-blue Winnebago makes its way though midday traffic in downtown Baltimore, pedestrians can't help but stare. Onlookers giggle and pull out their camera phones. The RV, painted with the phrase "Who's Your Daddy?" offers a service most wouldn'...
  • Do humans need mystery 'junk' DNA? This carnivorous plant doesn't

    Do humans need mystery 'junk' DNA? This carnivorous plant doesn't
    How’s this for spring cleaning? Scientists have discovered that a carnivorous plant deletes so much of its own junk DNA that it has hardly any left. The finding, published online in Nature, hints that such noncoding DNA may not be as important as...
  • Gacy review helps solve 41-year-old missing person's case

    Gacy review helps solve 41-year-old missing person's case
    When 16-year-old Steven Soden ran away from a New Jersey campground in 1972 and was never seen again, his family feared he may have become a victim of John Wayne Gacy. Steven's father lived in Chicago and relatives thought he may have headed here and...
  • Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes

    Angelina Jolie and the fate of breast cancer genes
    Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
  • DNA links woman to the slaying of aspiring model, prosecutor says

    DNA links woman to the slaying of aspiring model, prosecutor says
    The killing of an aspiring 21-year-old model and actress found strangled in her Santa Monica apartment was connected to a business negotiation that her father ended with a Marina del Rey doctor just days before her death, a prosecutor told jurors...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...