Daily Archives: July 26, 2011

Simon Bolivar Tests Don’t Rule Poisoning In or Out


Third Age.com Venezuela
…Jose Antonio Lorente, a forensics expert, of the University of Granada, led the study of DNA samples from Bolivar…

Ministers accused of DNA database U-turn


BBC News UK
The Home Office has denied breaking a pledge to delete the DNA profiles of more than a million innocent people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

ISFG Meeting Site


The 24th World Congress of the International Society for Forensic Genetics will be held August 29-September 3, 2011
This year’s meeting will be hosted by the University of Vienna (founded in 1365) Austria

DNA can be taken from suspects at time of arrest, judges say


Pittburgh Tribune Review
A divided federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the government can take DNA samples from people arrested on federal charges before they’re convicted, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court.