Scientists Zero In On DNA In Hair Samples With Extraordinary AccuracyOn the crime show NCIS, one hair leads to a killer. That was once the stuff of fantasy, but no more.
DNA Research Shows Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNARecent DNA studies indicate a rather steamy prehistoric love affair between Neanderthals and early Homo sapiens may have shaped modern man's health and well-being for generations to come.
Defense Attacks DNA Evidence Central To Sierra LaMar Murder TrialAt day two of the trial of the man accused of killing Sierra Lamar, the defense attorney attacked the evidence.
New Clues About 1800s Baby Girl Unearthed Under San Francisco HomeAfter a home renovation in San Francisco unearthed the casket of a young girl, researchers have learned more about her identity.
Baby Born With DNA From 3 People Through Controversial TechniqueScientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people -- the mother, the father and an egg donor.
DNA To Reveal If Dog That Bit Young SoCal Girl Is Part WolfOrange County Animal Care is awaiting DNA test results for a dog believed to part wolf that bit a 5-year-old girl.
2 Claiming To Be Heirs To Prince's Estate Refuse DNA TestsTwo people claiming to be heirs of Prince's estate are objecting to having to take blood and genetic tests to prove their relationship to the musician.
Law Enforcement Investigators Demand Access To Private DNA DatabasesCompanies that research family lineage for fees say they have received demands for genetic information stored in their DNA databases.
DNA Data From California Newborn Blood Samples Stored, Sold To 3rd PartiesThis might come as a surprise to California natives in their 20s and early 30s: The state owns your DNA.
23andMe Brings Back Rare Genetic Disease Data In DNA Test Results23andMe has brought back 35 tests that tell users whether they carry genetic mutations for rare diseases like cystic fibrosis.
Chicago Serial Killer Exhumations Help Identify Unrelated Murder Victim In San FranciscoAn effort to identify the remains of young men murdered by serial killer John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in an unrelated case of a previously unidentified teenager found shot to death in San Francisco 36 years ago.
A Cure For Obesity? Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Turns Off Fat CellsImagine being able to flip a switch and suddenly the gene in your body that makes you store fat, suddenly makes you burn it. The result? Weight loss -- obesity cured.