Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

DNA could free 38 sex assault, murder convicts

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – DNA evidence could exonerate 38 people convicted of sexual assault and homicide in Virginia decades ago.
The findings of Virginia’s post-conviction DNA project were released Monday by the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.

University of North Texas Health Science Center Advances Forensic Research by Investing in Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Technology

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Life Technologies Corporation – /quotes/zigman/112769/quotes/nls/life LIFE +1.55% today announced a collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Institute of Applied Genetics utilizing the company’s Ion Personal Genome Machine® (PGM(TM)) system to further their research, development, and implementation of best technologies in forensic DNA analyses.