Posts Tagged ‘DNA’

Origins of Easter Island

September 26th, 2013 § in Mystery

Easter Island is a small, volcanic island located between Chile and Tahiti, surrounded by clear water and volcanic rock. Easter Island itself is a mass of volcanic ash and rock, dotted with a sparse coastline and dry plains scattering the landscape. Easter Island’s iconic M[...]

Mysteries of Chupacabra

September 4th, 2013 § in Legends

While the legends of some cryptids extend back centuries, others are relative newcomers to human experience and sightings. The first officially reported sighting of this strange beast was in Puerto Rico in 1995. In the midst of a rash of animal deaths to small livestock, Madelein[...]

Milwaukee Serial Killer Caught After 23 Years of Killing

July 7th, 2013 § in Bizarre

DNA testing and solving crimes can only be as good as it is if it is collected and entered into the database. The murders date back to 1986. The latest murder occurred in April of 2007. The first victim was Deborah Harris, 31 years old, that was found in the Menomonee River. The [...]

DNA Used To Identify Jeffery Dahmer’s Victims Parts

July 5th, 2013 § in Bizarre

Jeffery Dahmer was known nationally as the sickest of all serial killers in the world. His victim’s bodies were mutilated and de-skinned with chemicals Forensic investigators used DNA and other forensic methods to identify the body parts that were found in his Milwaukee apa[...]

Forensic DNA Analysis Used To Solve Crimes

July 4th, 2013 § in Bizarre

Although OJ was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole and Ronald Goldman, the DNA evidence was compelling. Blood found in Simpson’s Bronco matched that of Goldman. Blood found on Simpson’s sock in his bedroom matched that of Nicole. Blood on a glove found by[...]

Forensic Facial Reconstruction

July 1st, 2013 § in Bizarre

By reconstructing the face, with the use of a computer, forensic investigators can use the bone structure to add eyes, hair and skin to develop a close facsimile of the person they need to identify. This picture is then compared to a missing person database to see if any matches [...]

The Forensic Crime Scene

June 29th, 2013 § in Bizarre

Collected and properly stored, it could become contaminated, lost or tampered with causing the evidence to be thrown out of court if it even makes it that far. After taping off the scene, investigators will collect any evidence found around the crime scene. All fingerprints, DNA [...]

The Mystery Of Jimmy Hoffa

June 17th, 2013 § in Mystery

Jimmy did call his wife from a payphone near the restaurant to tell her that he was stood up. Mrs. Hoffa said that Jimmy sounded nervous, which everyone knew was not like Jimmy at all, when he left the house. Jimmy stopped by the limousine service owned by a friend and an employe[...]

U.S. Military Super Soldiers

October 21st, 2011 § in Science

Super Soldiers: Will The U.S. Military Soon Outfit Their Soldiers With Exotic Prosthetics, Mechanical Exoskeletons, Implantable Microchips And Even Edit Their DNA? The face of the U.S. military is radically changing.  Technology is evolving faster today than ever before, and the[...]

Did convicted murderer Adam Emery jump to a watery grave?

October 19th, 2011 § in Murders

The Newport Bridge stands a majestic 219 feet above the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island.   But on the evening of November 10, 1993, the bridge was the scene of a sobering discovery, the latest twist in one of the state’s most sensational murder cases. Shortly before 7:00 [...]