Daily Archives: October 4, 2014
Hong Nam-soon, 84, holds a photo showing her younger sister, who went missing during the early days of the Korean War. Hong hopes a new genetic testing program for South Koreans separated from family members in the North during the Korean War will help her find her sister. Officials say DNA material collected from some 1,200 elderly South Koreans this year may help their descendants — and the descendants of their North Korean relatives — someday find each other.
PORTLAND, Oct 4 — A network of caves in rural Oregon may be the oldest site of human habitation in the Americas, suggesting an ancient human population reached what is now the United States at the end of the last Ice Age, Oregon officials said yesterday.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday that forensic scientists with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have tested more than 5,000 sexual assault kits as part of a special initiative to test rape kits that had never before been tested for DNA.