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By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Weird News: Woman cheats on hubby, delivers twins with two different dads

A woman in China has given birth twins with different DNA. The mother in Xiamen City, China has confessed to cheating on her husband on a one-night stand after one of the twin boys didn’t look like him. After More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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FBI Releases Information on Human Remains of Israel Mejia-Martinez Recovery

During the week of July 30, 2018, members of the FBI Evidence Response Team from the Cincinnati Field Office and the Indianapolis Field Office participated in a search for human remains in a wooded area of Grassy More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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DNA links serial rapist Michael Sumpter to 1969 Cold Case murder of Harvard student Jane Britton

A Massachusetts district attorney announced Tuesday afternoon that the 1969 cold case murder of a Harvard University student has finally been solved thanks to forensic DNA testing. Serial rapist Michael Sumpter More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Cold Case: DNA Testing identifies Elizabeth Lamotte as dead body found in 1985

According to a release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, a partially decomposing body found in 1985 has been identified as Elizabeth “Liz” Lamotte, a missing teenager from New Hampshire. Elizabeth More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Florida: Benjamin Holmes arrested for 2001 cold case murder of Christine Franke after geneaology site links DNA

A DNA match from a genealogy website helped Orlando police detectives make in an arrest in the 2001 slaying of a University of Central Florida student. Benjamin Holmes has been arrested for the shooting death of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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FBI Director Christopher Wray Remarks on Arrest of Cesar Sayoc in Suspicious Package Investigation

As the attorney general has confirmed, we have arrested Cesar Sayoc in connection with this investigation. As our investigation is still ongoing, I may not be able to answer questions about his background or about More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Boston Globe corrects ‘strong evidence’ of Elizabeth Warren’s Native American ancestry to ‘one in thousand’

Fake news continues to hound Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as she released several files and information to support her alleged Native American ancestry. The Boston Globe was quick to report in the “strong More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Wisconsin: Body found in lake identified as Thomas Engel, who went missing in 1996

A body found in a Wisconsin lake last year has officially been identified as Thomas Engel, a man who was reported as missing in 1996. Engel, 31 at the time of the report, was found dead in a Waukesha County lake, Okauchee More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Grape Street Crip gang member, James Moss, sentenced for violent store robbery

A Memphis man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for possession of a firearm during robberies. D. Michael Dunavant, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee announced the sentence More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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1976 Cold Case: David Schuldes and Ellen Matheys murders still unsolved, but DNA tech leads to new photo of suspect

David Schuldes and Ellen Matheys, an engaged couple from Green Bay, were camping in McClintock Park where they were both killed on July 9th 1976. David was found on a path near a restroom and had been shot in the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Taking the right test: Home vs Legal DNA Testing

In recent years, thanks to a handful of companies dedicated to helping you build your family tree, DNA testing has become extremely popular. With easy to use, at-home kits, you can now determine your heritage. However, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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What dog genetic testing can tell you

Back in 2015, an NYC co-op informed pet-owning residents that they would have to produce documentation regarding the breed of their dogs. If their furry buddy was a mix, the co-op asked for the percentage of each More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Janie Landers 1979 murder case solved: DNA analysis links to dead, convicted rapist, murderer Gerald Dunlap

An Oregon State Police detective was finally able to provide closure to a 1979 cold case, the murder of Janie Landers, the 18-year-old Salem woman who went missing on March 9, 1979. On March 14, Landers’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Missing Seattle hiker Richard Arneson identified as skeleton found near Altoona

A skeleton found on the bank of the Columbia River near Altoona, Washington in May has been identified by a Texas forensics team using DNA analysis — Richard Donald Arneson. Arneson, 62, was last seen at the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Destination America kicks off ‘Killing Bigfoot’ on February 4 with Bobby Hamilton, Jim Lansdale

Deep in the heart of Texas, Bobby Hamilton has been on the hunt for Bigfoot ever since encountering the monster as a child. Decades later, the world still doesn’t have definitive proof of Bigfoot’s existence. More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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New York baby born with DNA from 3 people, an official ‘genetically modified baby’

A five-month old boy is truly the world’s first: a human born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people. The mother of the child carries genes for Leigh syndrome, a fatal disorder that More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Taboos About Child-Rearing that Shouldn’t Matter

We live in a day and age when everyone has an opinion about raising children, and everyone feels the need to post about it on Facebook, Twitter, or whatever form of social media is their fancy. However, several More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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ADF to European Parliament: UK ‘three-parent embryo’ legislation illegal

The so-called “three-parent embryo” legislation that the United Kingdom’s House of Commons passed Feb. 3 likely breaches a European Union directive to which the UK is obligated. That’s the conclusion of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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New study points to DNA-lengthening therapy could double human lifespan

Harvard-trained neurosurgeon Dr. C. Norman Shealy develops an innovative new therapy that challenges the phenomenon of aging. For the first time, he has shown in a clinical study that telomeres can be regenerated More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Unlocking the Secrets of DNA

Years ago, the use of DNA testing was highly restricted and only used in certain, unique circumstances. As advanced technology became more readily available, people were able to see the many applications that genetic More...


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