Queens D.A. Says Rape Conviction Underlines The Importance Of DNA EvidenceAndrew Barrett, 22, was convicted of first-degree course of sexual conduct, first-degree rape, first-degree attempted rape, and third-degree robbery, the Queens District Attorney's office announced on Wednesday.
Queens DA Announces DNA Links Convict To 2 Cold Case RapesQueens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the indictment of a convict for two rape cases dating back to 1997. Johnny Dupree was indicted Friday on charges of raping two women in Richmond Hill, Queens in separate attacks more than 16 years ago.
DNA Shows Washed Up Remains Match Autistic Teen Avonte OquendoOquendo, 14, was last seen leaving his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. He suffered a severe form of autism and was unable to communicate verbally.
University Of New Haven Working On Marijuana Profiling TestThe University of New Haven is developing a new process for identifying mold, bacteria and other contaminants in marijuana by using DNA profiling and analysis.
Dr. Max Gomez: Personalized Cancer TherapyA tiny sample of cancerous DNA could help determine which drugs will work against an individual tumor.
Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In YonkersOn Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.
Legal Wrinkle: Anti-Aging Cream Faces Class-Action LawsuitAt $92 a pop, Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair cream carries a big promise in a little bottle - the youth potion every woman is looking for.
Seen At 11: Could A Pill Replace Your Sunscreen?If you have spent time in the sun this summer chances are you've lathered up with lotions, sprays, and oils to keep your skin healthy; but, what if all you needed was a pill?
Connecticut Court Approves Forcing DNA From FelonsConnecticut's second-highest court says prison officials can use reasonable force to take DNA samples from convicted felons who refuse to provide them.
Seen At 11: New Technology Can Make It So 1 Baby Has 3 Parents"The goal is always the same: identify embryos that are unaffected, and are going to produce normal children and only transfer those back," explained Dr. Rusty Herbert.
Christie's To Auction Off Crick's Famous Letter About DNAChristie’s in New York will soon be auctioning off scientist Dr. Francis Crick’s letter to his 12-year-old son, saying he and a colleague had discovered something ”very beautiful” in the structure of DNA.
DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime LabOne employee has been fired and another suspended after the crime lab discovered more than 50 cases in which DNA samples weren’t sent to a state database.