Kirsten Hatfield: Arrest Made in Abduction Cold Case Thanks to New DNA Evidence

In the spring of 1997, an 8-year-old girl named Kirsten Hatfield was abducted from her bedroom in Midwest City, just outside of Oklahoma City. Police questioned possible suspects and searched for Hatfield, but were unable to find the girl and…

Nicole Kidman Plays Scientist Rosalind Franklin In ‘Photograph 51,’ Honors Her Father

Nicole Kidman dedicated her come back to London’s West End to her father who was a biochemist and to all other research scientists who were not given proper recognition. Nicole Kidman has arrived! From 5th Sept in the UK premiere…

Valerie Harper Addresses Fans Over Recent Hospitalization in Maine

Valerie Harper addressed her fans in a Facebook post on Friday about rumors surrounding her recent hospitalization in Maine. Rumors had the Mary Tyler Moore Show star–known for her role as the quirky Rhoda Morgenstern–in a coma and at death’s…

Craig Venter Talked About Reprogramming DNA At Google’s Zeitgeist Conference

Scientist Craig Venter, known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome, spoke at Google’s Zeitgeist conference in Arizona this week. The topic: reprogamming DNA to create “a more information-driven species”. Yeah, it’s some pretty mind-bending stuff.…

Online Dating Site Tests DNA to Determine Matches

A new online dating site catering to sophisticated professionals called Singldout.com offers users the opportunity to submit their DNA to bolster their chances of finding a long-term match. Singldout has partnered with Instant Chemistry, a service that tests DNA for…

John Wayne Gacy: Still Clowning Around in Cold Cases

John Wayne Gacy was put to death almost 20 years ago. He had been convicted of the sexual assault and murder of 33 people, most of them teenagers and young men. He buried most of his victims in the crawl…

Ancient Baby DNA Linked To Native Americans

A new development in the origin of the Native Americans has been unearthed recently in Livingston, Montana. In 1968, the skeletal remains of a male baby was discovered by construction workers in the northeastern part of the area, and numerous…

Fred Sanger: Two-Time Nobel Prize Winner Dies at 95

The world lost one of the most noteworthy scientists ever. British Chemist, Fred Sanger died at age 95. Sanger was the only scientist to win two Nobel prizes in Chemistry, and one of four to win the Nobel Prize twice…

Watch a White Supremacist Find Out He’s Part African [VIDEO]

In news that sounds more like something you’d hear on April Fools’ Day, a white supremacist recently found out that he is part African. And guess what makes this story even better? The white supremacist in question is the guy…

Amanda Knox Trial: Victim’s DNA Not on Kitchen Knife

If you weren’t sure whether to believe in Amanda Knox’s innocence, a DNA test performed on the infamous kitchen knife may help to finally clear her name. Knox’s laywer, Carlo Dalla Vedova, is currently in Florence, Italy while the case…