Daily Archives: November 13, 2010

Holocaust DNA

Science Central
Jewish families long separated by the Holocaust could one day be reunited by new DNA matching techniques, say scientists who are building a genetic database of holocaust survivors. As this ScienCentral News video explains, the new methods were initially developed to identify victims of the World Trade Center attacks.

Police say bone matches the DNA of missing girl

Seattle Times
HICKORY, N.C. — The mystery of how a 10-year-old girl was killed deepened Friday when police matched a bone to the girl and said they believed a set of remains uncovered five miles away were also hers.