Despite physical or personality similarities to an individual’s mother, offspring are actually more genetically similar to their father, a new study from UNC School of Medicine reveals.
For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
A new study has found that humans use only 8.2 percent of their DNA.
The nation’s disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.
Scientists have discovered a new use for ancient dinosaur DNA – a treatment for gout.
The discovery of a genetic mutation that slows metabolism may help in the fight against obesity, say researchers.
On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we played a video called “Rednecks discuss how to kill Leroy (And get away with it!).” How do you feel about it? We also discussed cops being allowed to […]
Federal authorities have produced scant evidence linking a Mississippi man to the mailing of ricin-laced letters to the president and a senator, his attorney says.
Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man charged with strangling a metro Atlanta flight attendant to death 17 years ago is finally scheduled to stand trial. Jury select was to begin Monday in Cobb County Superior […]