Senator proposes DNA sampling -- of some middle school kids

by jeeg 13. April 2015 21:46
  An Alaska state senator suggested in a hearing Tuesday that criminal behavior -- and the need for future DNA testing -- could be predicted as early as middle school. Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, offered what he called a “completely seat of the pants” observation at a Senat... [More]

Geneticists to Study Adam Lanza’s DNA

by jeeg 27. December 2012 20:18
Connecticut's medical examiner has asked geneticists at the University of Connecticut to study Adam Lanza's DNA for biological clues as to what led him to carry out his shooting spree in Newtown. A school spokesman confirmed the plans but declined to release details of the project, which has not... [More]

Genetics Will Not Explain Newtown

by jeeg 21. December 2012 23:29
The tragedy in Connecticut last week shook all of us to our core, angering us, and pushing us all to find fault somewhere to explain the devastation. As a country, we have pointed fingers at guns, legislatures, school security and mental health care -- anything that could help us make sense of t... [More]
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