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  • New protein maps give insight into the human body

    New protein maps give insight into the human body
    More than a decade has passed since scientists completed the Human Genome Project, a worldwide effort to decode our DNA. That DNA sequence contains instructions for making all of the proteins that our bodies need to function. Now researchers have...
  • Despite Lack Of Body, Evidence Prompts Murder Charge In Branford

     Despite Lack Of Body, Evidence Prompts Murder Charge In Branford
    BRANFORD — Five days before his neighbor and landlord was reported missing, Thomas Malinka was seen having a heated argument with the man behind his home, according to court documents. John Deveau was last seen on May 24, 2013. On Tuesday, more...
  • Newport News judge denies request for DNA testing from 1994 murder

    Newport News judge denies request for DNA testing from 1994 murder
    NEWPORT NEWS — A Newport News judge denied a man's request Thursday for DNA testing, saying he didn't believe it would prove the man's innocence. Nathaniel Pierce, 44, filed a motion asking Newport News Circuit Judge David F. Pugh to order DNA...
  • No surprise here, but yes, Juan Rivera was innocent.

     
    Steve Mills and Dan Hinkel report: More than two decades after 11-year-old Holly Staker was raped and murdered in one of Waukegan’s most contentious criminal cases, DNA evidence from her case has been matched to a potential suspect in a......
  • Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight

    Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight
    Akif Eskalen steps through the dense, damp leaves in a wooded neighborhood, scrutinizing the branches around him. He's looking for evidence of an attack: tiny wounds piercing the bark and sap dried around them like bloodstains. The victims are box...
  • Vincent van Gogh ear replica made from relative's DNA goes on display

    Vincent van Gogh ear replica made from relative's DNA goes on display
    It sounds like a cross between the movies "Jurassic Park" and "Lust for Life." A museum in Germany is displaying what it says is a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear created using genetic material from a family member of the 19th century artist. The...
  • Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project

     Barry Scheck on the O.J. trial, DNA evidence and the Innocence Project
    The O.J. Simpson case, which began to unfold 20 years ago this month, was a blip — a significant one, but a blip — in Barry Scheck's legal career. Scheck is now better known as co-founder of the Innocence Project, the not-for-profit...
  • DNA evidence links jail inmate to 2013 stabbing, burglary of Orlando lawyer

    DNA evidence links jail inmate to 2013 stabbing, burglary of Orlando lawyer
    DNA evidence has linked an Orange County Jail inmate to the 2013 stabbing and burglary of an Orlando attorney, police say. Dionte Ferguson, 21, faces attempted second-degree murder and armed burglary charges after Matthew Leibert found the man sitting in...
  • Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing

    Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing
    For almost three years residents of Allende, close to the Mexican border with Texas (see map), harboured a dreadful secret. In 2011 the town of 27,000 people suffered a violent attack by the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug gang. Driven by a thirst for...
  • Authorities hope one murder holds key to another

     Authorities hope one murder holds key to another
    A DNA match has given new life to the troubled investigation into Holly Staker's 1992 rape and murder, and Lake County authorities are trying to solve her killing by reinvestigating a crime committed nearly a decade later. Attorneys revealed in court...
  • Shell casings from Newport News homicide should have been tested

    A Newport News Circuit Court judge denied a request last week to test items for DNA evidence, saying he didn't believe it would prove the defendant's innocence. Nathaniel Pierce, 44, filed a motion asking Newport News Circuit Judge David F. Pugh to...