An Oklahoma woman who spent 20 years behind bars after being convicted of murdering her infant son has been released from prison after DNA evidence invalidated the prosecution's case against her.
The Jerusalem Municipality will set up a DNA database of over 11,000 local dogs to help eradicate dog poo from the city’s streets. Meanwhile, an Israeli company produces a handy device that turns any offending dog feces into odourless dust.
Authorities in Florida have cracked a 21-year-old homicide case that had long gone unsolved.
The suspect was found after a routine computer comparison picked up a DNA match, said the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.
For the past two years, the London-based Reprieve organisation has been lobbying on behalf of convicted murderess Linda Carty in spite of overwhelming evidence of her guilt. So why isn't the name Thomas Haynesworth in their files?
Indigenous leaders and local officials have stopped a plan by the National Geographic Society that would have allowed its geneticists to collect DNA samples from the Q’eros, a remote Peruvian tribe believed to have descended from the first Inca.
Dutch researchers have found that DNA testing could be up to 50 per cent more effective then regular pap smears in detecting cervical cancer. By providing earlier detection, the tests could help save the lives of a number of women.