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Inmate DNA Testing Draws Links To 74 Crimes

Michigan State Police and the Department of Corrections said Friday that overall 74 crimes have been linked to 61 state prisoners following the DNA analysis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

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Bills Could Significantly Change Mich. Paternity Laws

Legislation before state lawmakers would make a significant change to Michigan’s paternity laws.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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DNA Confirms Remains In Burned Home That Of Mariha Smith

A DNA test has confirmed that 5-year-old Mariha Smith, missing since last Sunday, was indeed the girl found dead in a burned home on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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Trial Begins For Accused Cop Killer

An assistant Wayne County prosecutor said Detroit police officer Brian Huff never had a chance when he was shot to death last May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2011

Stem Cell Summit: Whose DNA Is It?

Is your DNA yours? Your fellow human beings’? The Almighty’s? Controversies ranging from the strange case of Henrietta Lacks to the more recent dustup involving the Havasu Indians of the Grand Canyon to the poignant […]

10/04/2010

Police: Body Parts Belong To St. Clair Man

Michigan State Police have determined that body parts discovered near Lake Huron in 2008 belong to a St. Clair man who disappeared on his way home from the Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island race 11 years ago.

09/18/2010

Experts To Testify In Asian Carp Lawsuit

Experts are set to testify in a federal lawsuit in Chicago, where five states are asking a judge to close Illinois shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.

09/07/2010

UM Researchers Get Large Collection Of Psoriasis Samples

Millions of Americans struggling with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are one step closer to a cure with the release of the first National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank DNA samples for use in research at the […]

09/06/2010

New Exhibits About Human Origins

The study of DNA has revolutionized the way that people think of themselves and their heritage. The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is featuring two exhibits until October that focus on how […]

07/31/2010

Officials Await Test Results In Bear Attack

Wildlife officials expected DNA test results to confirm Friday that a captured grizzly bear and her three cubs were the animals that killed a Michigan man and injured two others campers in a rampage that has set tourists in […]

07/30/2010

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