Governor Spitzer is proposing a bill that would expand the state's DNA criminal database to include DNA taken from anyone found guilty of a misdemenaor. New York is one of only a few states to have such a database in place.

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In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

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