Business Day South Africa
HAVING a DNA database of arrested persons would help law enforcement authorities to identify suspects sought for other crimes in addition to simply providing evidence to the courts, says a DNA policy expert.
Los Angeles police detectives have linked six more slayings to the suspect in the Grim Sleeper serial killings after reviewing hundreds of unsolved homicide cases and missing person reports, as well as a cache of photos of unidentified women found at the man’s home.
New York Times
CHICAGO — Again and again, DNA evidence has emerged as a new answer to old crimes — long-awaited proof that a suspect did or, as in the most celebrated cases, did not commit a crime.
TULSA, Oklahoma — Detectives are sorting through missing persons reports for a possible connection to Tuesday’s discovery of a human foot in a retention pond.
OPELIKA, AL -Attorney General Luther Strange announced another significant cold case victory, with the conviction and sentencing of a man for a 1995 rape in Lee County.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Concerned that the federal government might not keep funding the world’s largest free database of genetic data, Google Inc. has forged a deal with a Mountain View, Calif., startup to keep the information online – and free for researchers.
NEW YORK — George Eberhardt turned 107 last month, and scientists would love to know how he and other older folks like him made it that far. So he’s going to hand over some of his DNA.
“This is the first time we’ve been able to make the link between the economics of early life and the biochemistry of DNA,” says Moshe Szyf, professor of pharmacology.
DNA Diagnostics Centre (DDC), the UK’s leading company for DNA paternity and relationship testing, announced today that DDC is the only company offering the first non-invasive prenatal paternity test in the UK
Hundreds of murderers could escape justice for ever because of the Government’s decision to disband Britain’s “cold case” detection unit, experts warned last night.