Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

DNA Analysis Finds Descendants of ‘Warriors of the Clouds’ in Peru

The Chachapoyas, the “Warriors of the Clouds,” were a people that lived in the northern elevations of Peru, and put up a long-running struggle against the Inca Empire, which they eventually lost. Traditional tales told to the first Spanish conquerors of the New World about a century after their final defeat held that the Inca forcibly relocated the Chachapoyas to the corners of the massive empire, so they could never again pose a threat.

State crime lab braces for impact of new DNA profiling law

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Indiana lawmakers are expecting more criminal cases solved next year.
Starting in January, suspects arrested on probable cause for any felony charge will open themselves to scrutiny in other cases, thanks to Indiana’s new DNA profiling legislation.