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DNA Evidence Overturns 30-Year Convictions in US Case
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, DNA, Death Row, Innocence )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one of them on death row, have been released after DNA evidence proved their innocence.
Breakthrough DNA Study Could Slow Big Cat Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, DNA )

Cher
- 149 days ago - nhm.ac.uk
New research comparing genes from living lions with ancient lion remains could help scientists boost dwindling populations.
How Cat Hairs Crack Stubborn Crime Cases
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, DNA )

Cher
- 405 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Look what the cat dragged in. Few people knew about a British university's cat DNA database until it helped convict a man of manslaughter.
American Dogs Come From Asia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs, DNA )

Cher
- 444 days ago - livescience.com
A new genetic analysis of hundreds of American dog breeds reveals that the canines' ancient roots trace back to Asia. On average, less than 30 percent of their DNA comes from Europe, suggesting dogs came to the Americas with the ancient humans
Black British Couple Give Birth to White Blue-Eyed Blonde Baby Girl
Offbeat  (tags: dna, genetics, unusual, odd )

Marty
- 1532 days ago - thesun.co.uk
THE stunned black dad of a newborn, WHITE, baby girl declared yesterday -- "I'm sure she's my kid ... I just don't know why she's BLONDE.
Alligator DNA Used To Catch Poacher In Florida
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, poaching, alligators, DNA )

Cher
- 1584 days ago - myfoxphilly.com
A 22-year-old Florida man was arrested after state investigators used alligator DNA to link the suspected poacher with the crime, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Friday.
DNA May Solve Dog Mess Mysteries
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dogs, DNA, pets, protection )

Cher
- 1594 days ago - animals.change.org
Dog DNA testing can do a lot of cool things. It can help solve cruelty cases, reveal potential breed-based health hazards, and further debunk the validity of dog bite studies and breed specific legislation. And, of course, the tests can satisfy curiosity
Study Shows Aussie Dingo May Be World's Oldest Dog
Offbeat  (tags: studies, dna, australian native dog, worlds oldest dog )

Simone
- 1657 days ago - canada.com
Australia's iconic dingo may be the world's oldest breed of dog, according a major new DNA study that is likely to boost conservation efforts. The international study has found the dingo and its close relation, the rare New Guinea singing dog, bear
School's DNA Model Is World's Largest
Offbeat  (tags: DNA, model, largest, Guiness World Records, Konan University, Japan, 22.54 m, gene science )

Naoko
- 1665 days ago - asahi.com
KOBE -- A 22.54-meter-high model of DNA molecule built by Konan University has been recognized as the world's largest by Guiness World Records. The model, completed in May last year, reproduces the double helical structure of the deoxyribonucleic acid.
DNA Finger Printing to Be Used for Tiger Census
Offbeat  (tags: DNA, finger printing, coat patterns, tigers census, identifications )

Simone
- 1672 days ago - indianexpress.com
As the Karnataka forest department analyses data gathered during the six-day tiger census conducted in January, outfits like Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) have
What Kind of Dog Is That?
Offbeat  (tags: dog, parentage, cross breeds, dna, breeds, families )

Simone
- 1733 days ago - chicagotribune.com
This is Beejay. Cute dog, huh? Like all the dogs my family has had over the years, Beejay came from a shelter. And like most shelter dogs, Beejay came with only vague guesses regarding her parentage
DNA Study Sheds New Light on Horse Evolution
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, horses, DNA, evolution, protection )

Cher
- 1754 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Ancient DNA retrieved from extinct horse species from around the world has challenged one of the textbook examples of evolution - the fossil record of the horse family Equidae over the past 55 million years. Only the modern horse, zebras, wild asses
The Cat Who Helped Solve A Northland Murder
Offbeat  (tags: murder solved, dna, cat fur, found on victim, conviction, crime )

Simone
- 1874 days ago - blogs.kansascity.com
Yesterday, a Clay County jury convicted Henry Lee Polk of killing a former employer, Stephen M. Nolte, who was trying to get a house ready for sale. One of the key pieces of evidence? Cat hair that was found on Nolte's person was tracked back to Polk's
Twins By Different Fathers: Dallas Mother Mia Washington Shocked At DNA Results - USA
Offbeat  (tags: usa, dallas, texas, twins, boys, children, brothers, fathers, mia washington, dna )

Chrissy
- 1961 days ago - news.sky.com
A mother of twins has had a shock after doctors revealed that her 11-month-old boys do not have the same father. Mia Washington decided to get some expert advice when she and her partner noticed that twins Justin and Jordan had different facial features.
Ancient Fossils With Preserved Soft Tissues, and DNA,a Fully Formed Globin Molecule Ranges From 141 to 146 Amino Acids in Length
Offbeat  (tags: Ancient Fossils with Preserved Soft Tiss, DNA, a fully formed globin molecule ranges fr )

Scott
- 2220 days ago - detectingdesign.com
"We may not really know as much about how fossils are preserved as we think . . .� 31 Now, if that is not an understatement I'm not sure what is.can you imagine pulling a bone out the ground after 68 million years and then getting intact protein sequenc
 

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