Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

To read DNA, try molecular ‘Braille’


Futurity
NYU (US) — Researchers have developed a way to detect sequence differences in individual DNA molecules by taking nanoscopic pictures of the molecules themselves.

Burglar caught with DNA from discarded cigarette butt


Lancashire UK
A burglar who broke into an electricity sub-station in Burnley leaving hundreds of homes without power was caught by DNA from a cigarette butt, a court heard.

DNA Matches Help Close Sexual Assault Cases


Fox News
WASHINGTON – Six years after D.C. police began looking for DNA in hundreds of backlogged sexual assault cases, the work is paying off.