Latest "DNA" stories
Science may soon provide a way to predict and mitigate the risk of suicide, the author of this commentary piece says.
By Sherman Gillums
Pentagon officials say the remains of an American sailor from upstate New York who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified.
When Paul Davis heard earlier this year that the complete remains of two Civil War soldiers had been uncovered recently at Manassas National Battlefield, mixed among severed limbs in a surgeon’s pit, he immediately wondered: Could that be his great-great uncle William, who died at the Second Battle of Bull Run, but whose bones had been lost to history?
Military personnel who want to honor a loved one or carry a good luck charm along on a deployment have a ground-breaking new method at their disposal.
By Jon Simkins