Daily Archives: November 3, 2011

The Future of DNA Analysis


…A more efficient method
Zenhausern’s device condenses an entire DNA-testing lab into a compact cartridge that’s slightly larger than a DVD case. “We integrated all of the processes onto a plastic cartridge that’s 8 inches by 8 inches,” Zenhausern said.

Jawbone Found in England is from the Earliest Known Modern Human in Northwestern Europe


Penn State Science
2 November 2011 — A piece of jawbone excavated from a prehistoric cave in England is the earliest evidence for modern humans in Europe, according to an international team of scientists.

NEC showcases technology solutions for law enforcement agencies


eGov Innovation
NEC Corporation has showcased its new technologies and solutions for law enforcement agencies, including the world’s first portable DNA analyzer, at the recently concluded 80th INTERPOL General Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam.

New Details to Be Released in Grim Sleeper Murder Case


Police are expected Wednesday to release new information and photos linked to the ”Grim Sleeper,” the man charged with killing 10 women and dumping their bodies in the streets of south LA.