Professor Turi King has written a new book about DNA….

Interesting and amazing!


Professor Turi King

“….Transworld has landed a ‘myth-busting’ book about DNA by Professor Turi King, best known for her work identifying Richard III from the remains discovered under a Leicester city car park….”

If publishers are snapping up this book, titled DNA: Why Genetics Matters, (thankyou a commenter below for finding the title) which is due out from Doubleday in spring 2024, as eagerly as this, then it’s because they’re certain it will sell well. Which it will, because Professor King’s work on showing that the remains in Leicester are indeed those of Richard III, have brought her to a worldwide stage far greater than might otherwise have been the case. Not that I an belittling Professor King’s work, far from it. She was instrumental in proving the people of the Looking for Richard project were right in their certainty that Richard lay in the remains of

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Forensics: Geneaology DNA evidence leads investigators to suspect in 30-year-old cold case

Victim in 1994 Riverside County cold case identified through forensic genealogy — KTLA

A woman who was found partially buried in the desert in the Thousand Palms area in 1994 was finally identified through forensic genealogy, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. The woman was found on Oct. 24, 1994 and investigators exhausted all resources to identify the woman, including entering her DNA into the California […]

Victim in 1994 Riverside County cold case identified through forensic genealogy — KTLA

Forensics: After 9 DNA tests, John Doe identified in Snohomish County cold case from 1980

FORENSICS and LAW in FOCUS @ CSIDDS | News and Trends

The remains found in Snohomish County in 1980 have been identified as a missing Georgia man, Ronald David Chambers, who went missing in 1978.
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