DNA

Woman with a knee injury
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Lynne Adkins
June 26, 2020 - 4:00 am
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a way to help one of the most common knee injuries. Read more here.
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Dr. Jason Comander, inherited retinal disorder specialist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston points to a model of an eye during an interview on Jan. 8, 2020.
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 8:39 am
Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone's body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases. Read more here.
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Marquese Gaines
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
A man is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run in Norristown because he knew he was already wanted for selling a lethal dose of heroin in Upper Merion. Read more here.
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Mason Hall
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Jim Melwert
October 30, 2019 - 5:08 pm
A 19-year-old West Norriton man is ordered to stand trial on charges he raped a woman at gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park in the summer of 2017, but his lawyer argues the case should be handled in juvenile court. Read more here.
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Mason Alexander Hall
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 21, 2019 - 5:42 pm
Authorities say they used DNA testing and genealogy research to arrest a teenager in the gunpoint sexual assault of a woman in Norristown Farm Park two years ago. Read more here.
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In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice hangs in the press briefing room at the Justice Department, in Washington.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:28 am
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official said.
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Vaccine.
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John McDevitt
October 16, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to protecting humans against genital herpes.
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This image shows a statue reconstruction of a juvenile female Denisovan based on a skeletal profile reconstructed from ancient DNA methylation maps.
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 11:25 am
Scientists say they've deciphered features of the skull and some other details of a mysterious, extinct cousin of Neanderthals by analyzing its DNA.
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A view of the Loch Ness Monster.
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CNN
September 05, 2019 - 3:31 pm
The most famous photo of the Loch Ness monster has long been discredited as a hoax, but scientists have come up with a new explanation for other sightings of the elusive beast -- it could be just a giant eel.
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Kristen Johanson
July 31, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leonard Finney smiled brightly at loved ones as he entered the courtroom Tuesday morning. Moments before, he admitted he was the one who shot and killed his father and aunt in May 2017. Finney, 26, was on trial for the murders of 47-year-old Raymond Finney and 53-year...
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