DNA From Ancient Skeleton Shows Ties To Native AmericansAnalysis of the 8,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man, stored at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, showed a close relationship to Native Americans in Washington State.
Senate OKs Post-Conviction Preservation Of DNAThe Senate has passed a bill that would require DNA collected in any felony case charged as a violent or sex offense to be preserved through the length of the offender's sentence, including post-prison community custody.
Dog Droppings Tracked Through DNA At Tacoma ApartmentsDog owners at the Monterra Apartment Homes in Tacoma are held responsible for pet droppings through a DNA matching system.
Study: DNA Linked To Coffee ConsumptionHow much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?
No DNA Matches In North Bend Dead Infant Case A state crime lab developed DNA profiles of a man and woman off of evidence from a towel found with the body of a dead newborn baby
DNA From Skull IDs Woman Missing Since 1990Advances in DNA technology have allowed experts to determine that a partial skull found 12 years ago belonged to an 18-year-old Washington woman who vanished in 1990.
Jury Recommends Death For Byron ScherfA 54-year-old inmate was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a Washington state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago.
Marine Discharged After DNA Results Confirm Rape An Alaska-based Marine has been dishonorably discharged after police say DNA testing confirmed he sexually assaulted a woman at a party.
Researchers: Having Male Children Leaves Male DNA In Female BrainsResearchers have recently learned that mothers of male children could have male DNA left in their brains after birth.
Alaska Glacier Wreckage Is 1950s Cargo Plane Crash The wreckage of a military plane found this month on an Alaska glacier is that of an Air Force plane that crashed in 1952, killing all 52 people aboard, military officials said Wednesday.
Washington Considers Collecting DNA Upon Arrest Police and prosecutors hope Washington will join the growing number of states that require people to give DNA samples as soon as they're arrested for a serious crime, rather than waiting until they're convicted.
Puget Sound Cold Case Linked to MayflowerAdvances in DNA testing show a Mayflower descendant should be sought in a Seattle-area murder in 1991.