DNA

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Supreme Court Ruling On DNA “Wrong,” Says Dr. Cyril Wecht

Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.

06/03/2013

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Genetics To Blame For Some Children’s Sleeping Problems

Is your kid’s sleep influenced more by their DNA or their surroundings?

05/28/2013

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CMU Professor Takes DNA Testing To New Levels

He’s not your typical Sherlock Holmes, but this CMU professor is in demand by police around the world.

05/21/2013

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Forensic Scientist, Suspects’ Teammates Testify In Steubenville Rape Trial

The rape trial of two high school students in Steubenville, Ohio, has captured the attention of the nation.

03/15/2013

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Study: Mislabeled Seafood Sold In Pittsburgh

An international advocacy group is warning customers, after they found seafood products mislabeled, including some in Pittsburgh.

KDKA-TV–02/21/2013

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DNA Helps Solve Redstone Township Robbery

Five years ago, a convenience store clerk was held up at gunpoint by two men on Route 40 in Redstone Township, Fayette County. When she refused to give them money, the gunman fired a couple of rounds over her head and ran.

08/16/2012

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Local Company Revolutionizing DNA Analysis

The world of crime scene analysis is constantly advancing and now it has taken a giant step forward. Computer technology is now solving murder cases worldwide and it was developed and is being employed in Pittsburgh.

03/05/2012

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Allegheny County Crime Lab No Longer Backlogged

Federal grants have allowed the forensic scientists at the county’s new crime lab to analyze and process the evidence under the watchful eyes of the current Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams.

10/27/2011

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Local Expert Talks Possible Evidence Taken From Bin Laden Hideout

U.S. Navy SEALs seized a number of items during the 45-minute raid of Osama bin Laden’s compound which could be a big help to U.S. intelligence.

05/03/2011

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