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DNA From Ancient Skeleton Shows Ties To Native Americans

Analysis 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.

06/19/2015

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Senate OKs Post-Conviction Preservation Of DNA

The 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.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

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Dog Droppings Tracked Through DNA At Tacoma Apartments

Dog owners at the Monterra Apartment Homes in Tacoma are held responsible for pet droppings through a DNA matching system.

02/16/2015

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: DNA Linked To Coffee Consumption

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?

10/07/2014

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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

CBS Seattle–07/08/2014

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DNA From Skull IDs Woman Missing Since 1990

Advances 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.

CBS Seattle–08/08/2013

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Jury Recommends Death For Byron Scherf

A 54-year-old inmate was sentenced to death Wednesday for killing a Washington state corrections officer in a prison chapel two years ago.

CBS Seattle–05/15/2013

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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.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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Researchers: Having Male Children Leaves Male DNA In Female Brains

Researchers have recently learned that mothers of male children could have male DNA left in their brains after birth.

09/27/2012

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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.

06/27/2012

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