Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

Ancient Human Kin’s DNA Code Illuminates Rise of Brains

DNA analysis of an extinct human ancestor that lived 80,000 years ago has pinpointed fundamental genes tied to the brain’s evolution, showing how genome testing is changing anthropology and archaeology along with medicine.

Officials turn to forensics in mystery of man’s body


Omaha-World Herald
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Some of their efforts may seem like they are pulled from a TV show, but members of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are employing a number of advanced forensic methods to try to identify a body found along the South Platte River in April.