Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

DNA study deals blow to theory of European origins


BBC News
A new study deals a blow to the idea that most European men are descended from farmers who migrated from the Near East 5,000-10,000 years ago.

Lawyers presenting new DNA tests in Texas murder case ask judge to remove prosecutor


The Republic
GEORGETOWN, Texas — Lawyers for a Texas man behind bars for 24 years for killing his wife say new DNA evidence could free him and want a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to the case.