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Richard III identified? Not so fast, say DNA experts

Yesterday's big news was the announcement from Leicester University researchers saying they successfully identified the bones of King Richard III — a conclusion they proclaimed was "beyond a reasonable doubt." Less than a day later, a swarm of people are now crying foul, saying that the paper has yet to be peer… » 2/05/13 9:30am 2/05/13 9:30am

DNA from Canadian family confirms identity of King Richard III's remains

University of Leicester archaeologists announced today that it is "beyond reasonable doubt" that a skeleton found last year does indeed belong to King Richard III. To make the confirmation, scientists compared DNA found on the bone fragments with samples taken from a Canadian family that is directly descended from… » 2/04/13 6:30am 2/04/13 6:30am