Mystery High Sierra Skeleton Identified as 'Ghost of Manzanar'A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California's second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had left the Manzanar internment camp to paint in the mountains in the waning days of World War II.
DNA Identifies S.F. Victim Found Burning in Dumpster After 18-Year InvestigationInvestigators recently tracked DNA through a private genealogy lab to identify a woman's body found burning in a garbage bin 18 years ago as Perrean Gray.
DNA On Plastic Spoon Leads To Livermore Man's Arrest For 1997 RapesA Livermore man had been arrested after DNA obtained from a discarded plastic spoon linked him to two 1997 cold case rapes including the sexual assault of a woman as she was walking to a BART station, prosecutors announced Monday.
Judge To Rule Later On Suppressing DNA Evidence In 'Rideshare Rapist' CaseA San Francisco Superior Court judge on Thursday declined to rule whether DNA obtained from a man during a traffic stop—DNA that prosecutors say links him to four rapes—can be used as evidence in the case.
Rapid DNA Company Used To ID California Wildfire Victims Under ScrutinyTexas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify wildfire victims in Northern California and verify family connections on the U.S.-Mexico border.
East Bay Biochemist Sells 'Gene-Editing Kit' For The MassesAn East Bay entrepreneur wants to put the power of gene-editing in everyone's hands through his company's "Genetic Design Kits."
Contra Costa Sheriff To Acquire Rapid DNA Testing ToolThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors authorized the county sheriff Tuesday to purchase a new machine that offers quick turnaround on DNA analysis tests.
New Charges Filed Against Alleged 'NorCal Rapist'California prosecutors have filed 28 additional charges against a man police say is the so-called NorCal Rapist, bringing the number of alleged victims to seven in six counties.
Saplings Created From DNA Of Massive Redwood Planted In PresidioA scientific breakthrough is allowing scientists to bring back ancient trees once thought to be lost forever, planting the seeds for those ancient redwoods in San Francisco's Presidio.
Controversial Gene Editing Physicist MissingA Chinese scientist with Bay Area ties is reportedly missing, just days after unveiling a controversial genetic experiment.
Controversial Gene Editing Physicist Has Bay Area TiesThe Chinese physicist at the center of the global controversy over gene editing has Bay Area ties, even once warning a UC Berkeley professor about his plans to create the world's first genetically-modified babies.
'We Need Hundreds': Camp Fire Victims' Families Urged To Give DNAAuthorities are using a powerful tool in their effort to identify the scores of people killed by the Camp Fire that ripped through Northern California: rapid DNA testing that produces results in just two hours.
Authorities Seek DNA Samples From Relatives Of Missing In Camp FireHundreds of rescue personnel dressed in white overalls are sifting through smoldering rubble and mangled cars, searching for human remains in California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire.
Trump Renews Insults At Elizabeth Warren After Stanford Expert's DNA TestPresident Donald Trump revived Tuesday his "Pocahontas" nickname for Elizabeth Warren, a day after the Massachusetts senator released a DNA test amplifying the controversy over her claimed Native American heritage.
Stanford Prof's DNA Analysis Of Elizabeth Warren Points To Native American Heritage Responding to years of derision by President Donald Trump and other critics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released a report on a DNA analysis that provides strong evidence she does, in fact, have Native American heritage.