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Hummingbird and whippoorwill
Hummingbird and whippoorwill

Natural Selections: the evolution of birds

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager study the evolution of birds and discover that some unlikely species are very closely related.  Go to full article

Fellow Democrats fight Governor's plan for DNA database

Expanding the DNA database is on the list of bills Governor Spitzer wants to pass before the end of the legislative session. In talks this week, Democrats in the legislature raised some objections to the measure.  Go to full article

Privacy Concerns Over DNA Database

Governor Pataki and leaders of the legislature are moving toward expanding the state's DNA crime database to include all crimes, even misdemeanors. But a Democratic Senator says there are too many unanswered questions about people's privacy and their innocence. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Urges Assembly to Approve DNA Bill

Governor Pataki held a press conference with victims of violent crimes to urge the State Assembly to pass his bill expanding the DNA testing of convicted criminals. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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