…Leroy Hood won for automating DNA sequencing that revolutionized biomedicine and forensic science…
The New Scientist
The decision to close the UK’s main forensics laboratory will have worldwide ramifications, says Niels Morling.
The Atlantic Wire
After spending three decades behind bars, DNA evidence has proven Cornelius Dupree’s innocence. The 51-year-old Texas man was locked up in 1979 for rape and armed robbery. On two separate occasions he could’ve reduced his 75-year sentence by admitting he was a sex offender. “Whatever your truth is, you have to stick with it,” Dupree said Tuesday. “It’s a joy to be free again.”
Law enforcement officials are trying to ascertain the owener of a jawbone that wshed up on a a beach in Aruba last November.