Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

State Sen. Nicholas Sacco introduces bill to collect DNA samples from all convicted of disorderly persons offenses

New Jersey
Convicted shoplifters and others guilty of disorderly persons offenses would be forced to submit a DNA sample to authorities under new legislation proposed by Sen. Nicholas J. Sacco, D-North Bergen.

Fresh attempt to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart

The Scotsman
The mystery disappearance of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart 75 years ago could be solved thanks to the intervention of Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state.
A newly-discovered photograph taken in the Pacific Ocean months after Earhart vanished in 1937 is believed to show the landing gear and wheel of the plane in which she was attempting to become the first woman to fly around the world.

Scientists: thirty Indonesian women colonized Madagascar over one thousand years ago

Scientists have discovered that Madagascar, the island nation off the east coast of Africa, was colonized by women from Indonesia just 1,200 years ago, New Scientist reported.