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Podcast: ‘God, what a mess!’—the accidental discovery of genetic fingerprinting

At 9.05am on the morning of 10th September 1984, geneticist Alec Jeffreys developed an X-ray film that would change the ...
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Using DNA to crack cold cases: Should police lie to collect evidence from innocent people?

On an October morning in 2018, Eleanor Holmes and her husband left home to run an errand and found two ...
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What makes a murderer? MRI scans reveal reduced gray matter patterns in convicts

Kent Kiehl and his research team regularly park their long, white trailer just outside the doors of maximum-security prisons across the ...
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Why cognitive inequality demands our attention

[April 28, 1996, Martin Bryant used] two rifles and a shotgun stashed inside a sports bag on the passenger seat ...
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DNA links Nevada inmate to 34-year-old unsolved murders in Colorado

The murders were as inexplicable as they were gruesome: separate killings six days apart in 1984 near Denver that claimed ...