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.
N.M. Discovers It Doesn't Have DNA For Some InmatesThe state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn't collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes.
Supreme Court Ruling Supports 'Brianna's Law'A divided U.S. Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
Nev. Assembly Committee Advances Brianna's LawA proposal to collect DNA from people arrested on felony charges is still alive in the Nevada Legislature.
Nev. Bill Would Require Collection Of DNA From People Arrested On Felony ChargesA bill that would require the collection of DNA from people arrested on felony charges in Nevada encountered tough questions Thursday from lawmakers concerned that samples from innocent people would not be destroyed properly or promptly.