N.Y.P.D. Detectives Gave a Boy, 12, a Soda. He Landed in a DNA Database

New York City detectives questioning a boy facing a felony…

The Role of Scientific Forensic Evidence Questioned in Pending Texas Execution

Larry Swearingen is scheduled to be executed Wednesday by the…

In an Apparent First, Genetic Genealogy Aids a Wrongful Conviction Case

It started as a way to trace family history. It evolved into…

The Genealogy Site That Helped Catch the Golden State Killer is Grappling with Privacy

Since April 2018, when police announced they had apprehended…

The Myth of Fingerprints

At 9:00 a.m. last December 14, a man in Orange County, California,…

A New Method of DNA Testing Could Solve More Shootings

POLICE FOUND 19 spent shell casings scattered in the San Diego…

One Twin Committed the Crime — But Which One? A New DNA Test Can Finger the Culprit

One night in November 1999, a 26-year-old woman was raped in…

Orlando Police Seek Money for Rapid DNA System to Solve Crimes, but Some Fear ‘Guilty by Machine’

The Orlando Police Department is seeking state funding to buy a…

Webinar: DNA Dystopia

March 5, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 60 minutes This session…