Daily Archives: October 19, 2011

Scientists Debate over FBI Plans to Increase Codis System

The FBI plans to increase the number of genetic markers used by Codis (Combined DNA Index System)—a system developed to produce genetic profiles stored in the U.S. national DNA database—in order to categorize individual DNA profiles, but scientists are torn on this decision.

Branford Police Could be First in State To Implement Local DNA Database, LODIS

A funding squeeze on the state level has Branford Police searching for new methods of DNA testing.

College biomed programs turn to Tempe firm’s DNA test kit

The way students study DNA strands has met its match with a new genome test kit produced by a Tempe company.