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A new study finds we share more genetic similarities with our friends than with total strangers. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Friends Share Similarities In Their DNA

The DNA code tends to be more alike between friends than strangers.

07/14/2014

The ear is part of the exhibition "Sugababe" by Diemut Strebe, an artist specialised in artworks using biological material, who collaborated with scientists to reconstruct the Dutch master's ear using DNA from a living relative. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear Brought Back To Life

German museum is displaying a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using genetic material provided by a living relative.

06/04/2014

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State Supreme Court Rejects DNA Testing Effort

The Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected a bid by a man convicted of a 1995 killing in New Haven for DNA testing of a hat recovered from the crime scene, ruling the evidence against him was strong.

07/29/2013

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DNA Evidence Links To Suspect DeSalvo In Boston Strangler Case

Massachusetts authorities say advances in DNA technology have allowed investigators to link Boston Strangler suspect Albert DeSalvo to one of the murders nearly fifty years ago.

07/11/2013

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Life Sentence In East Hartford Shooting; DNA Led To Defendant

A Jamaica native has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release for the 2004 shooting death of a woman in East Hartford.

05/30/2013

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former Waterbury Man To Be Sentenced In 1999 Killing; DNA Led Police To Suspects

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A former Waterbury man is set to be sentenced for his role in the 1999 killing of a woman who authorities say was held down, assaulted and strangled in a basement. […]

06/12/2012

Private Investigator Charged With Bribery, Witness Tampering In Case Which Freed Two

A private investigator is charged with bribery and witness-tampering in connection with the cases of two men released from prison two years ago after serving 16 years in prison in the 1993 murder of a New Haven shopkeeper.

05/07/2012

Barbara Pelkey and her children, Kathryn, Linda, Art, and Amy. (Photo courtesy of the Pelkey family.)

Benefield Sentenced To 60 Years; DNA Cleared Previous Defendant

A man convicted in the 1986 killing of a Wallingford woman has been sentenced to sixty years in prison. Another man was cleared of the killing, after spending two decades behind bars.

03/23/2012

State Crime Lab. From state of Connecticut.

State Crime Lab Access To National DNA Database Restored

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The FBI has restored a Connecticut crime lab’s access to national DNA databanks. The forensic laboratory in Meriden has been struggling with a huge case backload and other problems identified in […]

02/10/2012

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Jury Convicts Second Man In Wallingford Woman’s Murder After DNA Clears First

The jury has convicted a man of the 1986 killing of a mother of four, after another man who served 20 years in prison for the crime was exonerated.

01/18/2012

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