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DNA Links Boston Strangling to Confessed Suspect

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July 11, 2013
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New DNA evidence might help solve a decades-old rape and murder case thought to be the work of a serial killer dubbed 'The Boston Strangler.'


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Artist Stirs Privacy Debate With Portraits From DNA

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Reuters (July 1, 2013) — DNA extracted from cigarette butts and bubble gum found on the streets of Brooklyn is being used by artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg to create realistic portraits of anonymous New Yorkers. The artist says her project is designed to spark debate about the use - or potential misuse - of DNA profiling in society.
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Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

Fetal DNA Tests May Improve Prenatal Screenings

AP (Feb. 26, 2014) — New research found testing bits of fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood is more accurate than current methods of screening for Down Syndrome and other common disorders. The DNA tests may reduce false positives and unneeded invasive tests. (Feb. 26) Video provided by AP
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Study Links Heading of Soccer Ball to Brain Damage

Study Links Heading of Soccer Ball to Brain Damage

Reuters (June 30, 2013) — A new study links frequent heading of the ball in soccer to brain damage. Research published in the journal Radiology, says players who head the ball frequently are more likely to suffer brain damage and memory loss than players who focus more on their feet.
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Dental Fillings Tied to Behavior Problems in Children

Dental Fillings Tied to Behavior Problems in Children

Newsy (July 17, 2012) — A study published in the latest issue of Pediatrics links BPA used in some dental fillings with an increase in behavior problems among kids.
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