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  • Crime lab to get two new robots

    Technicians at the Verdugo Regional Crime Laboratory will soon be able to work more efficiently during DNA extractions thanks to two robots the lab is going to purchase. The City Council Tuesday approved use of a DNA backlog grant from the National...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Witness in bat-beating trial: 'He stated that he did some bogus (stuff)'

    Witness in bat-beating trial: 'He stated that he did some bogus (stuff)'
    A key prosecution witness testified Monday that she smoked marijuana in her minivan and listened to a song on the radio while her companion, Heriberto Viramontes, allegedly beat and robbed two women under a Bucktown viaduct a short distance away. The...
  • A new biological clock measures altered DNA, not birthday candles

    A new biological clock measures altered DNA, not birthday candles
    Move over birthday candles, and step aside telomeres; there may be a new kind of biological clock in town. And this one may prove useful in predicting where age-related diseases such as cancer are most likely to strike. The proposed new body clock...
  • L.A. Zoo attempts to close Komodo dragon gender gap

    L.A. Zoo attempts to close Komodo dragon gender gap
    The Los Angeles Zoo is trying to raise the population of female Komodo dragons, a giant and endangered lizard, by using a DNA test originally devised to identify the gender of bird eggs. Swelling the female ranks would help close a gender gap in captive...
  • Sex offender again claims consensual encounter with alleged victim

    Sex offender again claims consensual encounter with alleged victim
    As he has done in three recent trials, the attorney for convicted sex offender Nelson Bernard Clifford told jurors Wednesday that he had a "consensual encounter" with a woman who says he broke into her home and attacked her. Baltimore prosecutors told...
  • Grand jury voted to indict JonBenét Ramsey's parents, but D.A. balked

    Grand jury voted to indict JonBenét Ramsey's parents, but D.A. balked
    A Colorado grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in the first-degree murder of their 6-year-old daughter, JonBenét, the beauty pageant princess whose death stunned the nation, according to documents...
  • DNA tests show blond girl seized by police is daughter of Roma mother

    DNA tests show blond girl seized by police is daughter of Roma mother
    LONDON -- DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma couple are the parents of Maria, a blond, green-eyed 4-year-old girl taken by police in central Greece last week from the Roma settlement where she was living, Bulgarian authorities said Friday....
  • Man charged in multiple sex offense cases acquitted fourth time

    Man charged in multiple sex offense cases acquitted fourth time
    A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex offense charges again on Friday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. A man linked by DNA in four separate sexual assault cases since 2011 was acquitted on sex...
  • Evidence pointing to LAPD officer in murder case ignored, suit claims

    Evidence pointing to LAPD officer in murder case ignored, suit claims
    A veteran cold case detective ignored a key piece of evidence in an unsolved murder, delaying for several years the eventual discovery that Stephanie Lazarus, a Los Angeles police officer, was guilty of the killing, according to allegations in a lawsuit...
  • French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute

    French King Henry IV's head stars in forensic dispute
    Doubt — and a reportedly royal severed head — haunts a murky corner of forensic science these days, as researchers squabble over an unearthed packet of mummified remains thought to have belonged to King Henry IV of France. The mystery has...