Daily Archives: November 30, 2011

Contractors selling faster way to run DNA tests

Washington Post
As DNA identification technology advances and becomes easier and quicker to use, contractors are finding sales opportunities at the Pentagon and other security agencies.

Massereene DNA tests by Dr Mark Perlin ‘can be trusted’


BBC News
DNA evidence against two men accused of murdering two soldiers in Antrim in 2009 is reliable and proven, a prosecution barrister has said.

NEC Australia enhances public safety through biometrics


NEC Australia showcases latest biometrics technologies at the 7th Biometrics Institute Technology Showcase & Exhibition in Canberra

Scotland’s DNA: In search of our roots

The Scotsman
Author and historian Alistair Moffat is leading a groundbreaking plan to test the DNA of thousands of Scots. The project, never attempted before, is launched today in The Scotsman as part of a series on the origins of our nation.

Real-World Forensic DNA Expert Lists “The Top 10 TV Crime Lab Myths”


SALT LAKE CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – The spate of popular television crime dramas where high-tech marvels of forensic science quickly solve mysteries have proven both a blessing and a curse for law enforcement, says Sorenson Forensics Executive Director Tim Kupferschmid, an internationally recognized scientist with 20 years of forensic DNA experience.