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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Serial killer arrested in China


May 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) A man who killed 11 people in China has been arrested, authorities said Sunday.DNA evidence shows Zhang Yongming was behind the murders, the public security ministry ... Read more...

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British rapist jailed after 21 years


March 18th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A Briton who violently attacked and raped a woman 21 years ago has finally been jailed.Robert Edwards, now 48, told the woman he was armed, and ... Read more...

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Dogs were man’s best friend even 33,000 years ago


January 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) A dog's skull, which had lain in a Siberian cave for 33,000 years, presents the oldest evidence of domestication of the canine. The latest find comes ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox’s family invites her ex-boyfriend to Seattle


October 7th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British newspaper The Times has reported that Amanda Knox’s family has extended an invitation to her former boyfriend. Raffaele Sollecito was also acquitted after the defense team ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox murder trial verdict to be out soon


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the debate between the prosecution and the defense teams now officially over, the attention of the world is now firmly fixed on the jury and the ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox may be acquitted


September 7th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American student Amanda Knox may be acquitted, some criminal experts predict. On Wednesday, the Italian judge handling the case threw out a petition for a fresh DNA ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn returns home after sex assault case


September 4th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to Paris Sunday following the collapse of an attempted rape case levelled against him in ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox to wait for 2 months to know DNA evidence would be used or not


August 1st, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Knox has been left in the lurch by the court, as she must now wait for a couple of months to learn whether the DNA evidence ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn released


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released by a judge in New York Friday on his own recognizance, following serious credibility issues ... Read more...

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How DNA analysis confirmed Osama bin Laden’s death


May 4th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Though the world's most wanted man Osama bin Laden was killed during a raid on a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on 2 May, his body was identified after ... Read more...

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Obama blocked ‘bin-Laden’s earlier blow up plans’ to have DNA proof


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): US President had reportedly blocked plans to blow up Osama bin-Laden's Pakistani hideout four months back because he wanted his DNA evidence to confirm his death.The Daily ... Read more...

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Anwar sodomy case: High Court allows three items as DNA evidence


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.23 (ANI): The Malaysian High Court has now allowed three items to be submitted as DNA evidence in the Anwar Ibrahim sodomy trial.Anwar, 63, is charged with sodomising his former ... Read more...

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Deadly Chinese outbreaks linked to new virus


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Researchers have linked the outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease in central China, five years ago, with a previously unknown virus.At that time, a large ... Read more...

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Why innocent suspects may confess to a crime


February 19th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new Iowa State University study has examined why innocent suspects may confess to a crime.In two experiments simulating choices suspects face in police interrogations, undergraduate subjects altered ... Read more...

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Parents of American student Amanda Knox indicted for libeling police in Italy


February 16th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
PERUGIA, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- The parents of the American student Amanda Knox on Tuesday were indicted for libeling police after claiming law agents abused their daughter after her 2007 arrest over ... Read more...

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Now it’s possible to lift fingerprints off fabrics


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Lifting fingerprints off fabrics may now be possible for crime investigators -- thanks to a path-breaking research. A technique known as vacuum metal deposition (VMD) relying on ... Read more...

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Police Arrests “Kensington Strangler” Suspect Antonio Rodriguez


January 18th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philadelphia police has arrested a man named Antonio Rodriguez, who is suspected to be Kensington Strangler, who killed three women after sexually assaulting them. Detective Justin ... Read more...

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‘Loner’ teacher in UK jailed for lesbian affair with 15-year-old pupil


December 9th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A British teacher has been jailed for 20 months after having a lesbian affair with a teenage pupil.English teacher Louise Yeoman in her first job had a ... Read more...

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Man who has DNA evidence of abduction by blonde female Asian aliens!


November 10th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): A man, who is set to be one of the guest speakers at a UFO conference in Central Australia early next year, has claimed that he was abducted ... Read more...

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Human evolution occurred ‘3mn yrs earlier than previously thought’


November 6th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): A new statistical model has suggested that evolutionary divergence of humans from chimpanzees likely occurred some 8 million years ago rather than the 5 million year estimate widely ... Read more...

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Malaria came from gorillas thousands of years ago


September 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Gorillas first transmitted the malaria parasite to humans thousands of years ago, according to a new research. The latest finding could help develop a vaccine for malaria, which claims ... Read more...

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Prison’s Musical Director Wants Amanda Knox To Star In The Christmas Show


September 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The musical director of the Italian jail seems to enamored by the soprano voice of Amanda Knox and wants her to star in ... Read more...

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Meet Jack the parrot who scared off gang of thieves with savage attack


September 16th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A parrot in a pet shop in England is being hailed as a hero after it fought off a gang of thieves when they tried to make off ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp, Eddie Vedder Get Together On Stage For The West Memphis Three


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp got together with Eddie Vedder and Natalie Maines for a weekend concert to raise funds for the West Memphis Three. The gig was organized ... Read more...

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DNA fingerprinting not exactly reliable in forensics


August 12th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) DNA evidence is not exactly reliable in criminal investigation as interpretation of samples can be highly subjective and prone to error, says a new study. The incredibly small ... Read more...

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Mandela clan plays down secret love child claims


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): Nelson Mandela's clan has played down claims that the former South African president fathered an illegitimate daughter following a brief affair with a woman he met in Cape ... Read more...

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New forensic test to match suspects’ DNA with crime samples in 4hrs


August 5th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A newly developed forensic test could help police to check on whether a person's DNA matches that found at past crime scenes while suspects are still being processed ... Read more...

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Al Gore is a pervert and sexual predator, says masseuse


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 1 (ANI): Molly Hagerty, the masseuse who alleged that Al Gore assaulted her sexually, has claimed that he is 'a pervert and sexual predator.'The redheaded 54-year-old massage therapist finally ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods fathered a love child, claims TV tell-all


June 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Tiger Woods parented a secret love child, claims a new TV documentary.Journalist Neal Boulton, who helped Woods in hiding his affairs, has said that he knows someone ... Read more...

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Mothers can pass disease caused by insect bites to babies


May 4th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Bacteria transmitted by fleas-and potentially ticks-can be passed to human babies by the mother, causing chronic infections and raising the possibility of bacterially induced birth defects, a scientist ... Read more...

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DNA evidence closes 1971 murder case in Klamath Falls, OR


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by BNO News
SALEM, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – DNA technology helped detectives to identify a suspect and closed the 1971 murder case of a teenager in Klamath Falls, Oregon, the Oregon State Police (OSP) announced ... Read more...

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British police visit Israel to probe passport fraud


February 27th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem/London, Feb 27 (DPA) British police arrived in Israel Saturday to interview Israelis with double passports whose identities were allegedly used by the assassins of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai last ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp Pitches In For West Memphis Three


February 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriNew York, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp has voiced his concern and support for the West Memphis Three case which involves three teenagers who have been accused ... Read more...

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DNA evidence has enriched our understanding of human history on Earth


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A collection of recent reviews has offered a timely update on how new genetic evidence, together with archaeological and linguistic evidence, has enriched our understanding of human history ... Read more...

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