For law enforcement, the case for using genetic genealogy is strong. But it's not foolproof.
By Nsikan Akpan
Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from a New York prosecutor and federal authorities, spurring over 1,000 arrests and hundreds of convictions in three years, officials say.
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
After taking a DNA test on a whim, author Dani Shapiro discovered that her beloved late father had not been, in fact, her biological parent. She had been conceived using a sperm donor, and as was common at the time,…
A Cherokee Nation official said Monday that DNA tests are useless to determine tribal citizenship.
By Associated Press
Until recently, most scientists believed that the first humans came to the Americas 13,000 years ago. But new archaeological findings from a cave in Oregon are challenging that assumption. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television reports on the controversial discovery.
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