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Philadelphia’s slain ‘Boy in Box’: 66 years later we know his name

Revealing the name to the public, authorities hope it will bring them a step closer to the boy’s killer and give the victim a measure of dignity.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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Police to reveal identity of Philadelphia’s slain ‘Boy in the Box’

The case is Philadelphia’s oldest unsolved homicide.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Your DNA Secrets Revealed

Genealogy is more than scrapbooks you inherited from your grandparents – it’s part of the story of how you became you.

By Christina Zeiders

Hershey doctor using genetic research to learn why people develop thyroid cancer

In his role as a head and neck surgical oncologist Dr. David Goldenberg treats many patients with thyroid cancer.

By Keira McGuire/WITF

Country Roots on Finding Your Roots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the remarkably diverse backgrounds of country music icons Clint Black and Rosanne Cash.

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

Human Nature a NOVA special

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

DNA, financial records sought in probe of remains in freezer

State police are using DNA and financial records in their investigation into skeletal remains found in a midstate freezer on a vacant property earlier this year.

By The Associated Press