Marrying A First Cousin Not That Harmful To Family Tree, Study SaysThe research found that first cousins share about 12.5 percent of the same DNA. Second cousins share just over six percent of their DNA while third cousins share about three percent.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
No Abominable Snowman? DNA Study Says Yetis Are Just BearsA new study of the mysterious creature, also known as a Yeti, has found that its DNA is closely tied to common bears found in Asia.
Official: Girl Found At Church Likely To Be Missing BabyMohave County attorney's office investigator Steve Auld said Thursday that they tracked down the people who dropped off the baby at a North Las Vegas church last week.
Police Seek Access To Ancestry.com DNA Database To Profile SuspectsPolice are seeking access to Ancestry.com in order to search its DNA database to profile suspects based on relatives' genetics.
Study: DNA Trick Cripples Bacteria That Escape ConfinementBacteria have been modified so that they die if they get out of human control, a potential step toward better management of genetically engineered organisms — perhaps including crops, researchers say.
DNA From Toilet Leads Police To Burglary SuspectPolice in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.
23-Year-Old Murder Case Solved With Help Of LegosFingerprints and DNA evidence point to a man who is already on death row in Arizona for another murder.
Utah University Investigates Sperm Bank Switch The University of Utah has put together a panel of doctors and medical ethicists to find out how a convicted felon working at a fertility clinic two decades ago replaced a patient's sperm with his own and fathered a woman who is now 21.
Fertility Clinic Employee May Have Swapped Own SpermFamily makes discovery after DNA test shows the daughter and father were not related.
Saudi Airman Won't Testify In Rape CaseA Saudi Arabian air force sergeant won't testify before jurors decide whether he's guilty of raping 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel last New Year's Eve.
Police Say DNA Sampling Won't Choke Las Vegas LabA new Nevada law requiring DNA samples to be collected from anyone arrested on a felony charge won't choke an already backlogged crime lab serving southern Nevada.