Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Swedish Director Ingmar Bergman ‘Switched at Birth’

Fox News Orlando
(NewsCore) – Legendary Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman was switched at birth, according to DNA test results released by his niece Thursday.

DNA leads to suspect in 2003 sledgehammer murder

ABC News Texas
HOUSTON (KTRK) — Tomball police have made an arrest in an eight year old murder case in which a woman was killed with a sledgehammer.

Will thousands of SAPD rape kits see the light of day? Perry to sign bill

KIENS San Antonio Texas
SAN ANTONIO – It’s being herald by some state lawmakers as long overdue justice for thousands of Texas rape victims.

DNA Convicts Cat Killer

New York Press
This is the first time in New York’s history that an animal’s DNA was used for sentencing, and one group clearly stands to benefit: wrongfully convicted animal abusers. A David Grann article is in the works.

PNS Mehran case DNA samples of raiders sent to lab for profiling

The Dawn Pakistan
…The investigators told that they had dispatched four DNA samples obtained from the remains of the raiders to the KRL Islamabad, which reportedly had a gene database of different ethnicities around the world…

More bones found at Menindee


ABC Net Australia
Another 17 human bones have been found in the far west of the state by police investigating skeletal remains.

Genetic Technologies Sues 10 Firms Alleging Patent Infringement

Gemone Web
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Australian genetics testing firm Genetic Technologies announced today it is suing 10 companies for allegedly infringing its primary non-coding DNA patent.

DNA testing bill could be voted on Thursday

MSNBC
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A bill requiring anyone arrested for a felony to provide a DNA sample is up for a vote on the Assembly floor.

War crimes fugitive Mladic arrested in Serbia


Serbia
…Croatian media, which first broke the story, said police there got confirmation from their Serbian colleagues that DNA analysis confirmed Mladic’s identity. Belgrade’s B92 radio said Mladic was arrested Thursday in a village close to the northern Serbian town of Zrenjanin…