Mobile fingerprint-checking equipment is already controversial before it has even rolled out widely. An announcement today may presage the next such row, as developers say they will soon roll out a “compact” machine based on “a small, single chip” which will massively reduce the amount of time taken to check a DNA sample.
As DNA programs expand globally, the World Map Project will provide essential policy data to international law enforcement and policymakers pursuing the development of DNA databases.
LYON, France, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — United States-based firm Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) announced the launch of the Forensic DNA World Map Project (WMP), a new component to GTH-GA’s popular DNAResource.com, which monitors developments in forensic DNA policy. GTH-GA’s president, Tim Schellberg, made the announcement in Lyon, France during INTERPOL’s 6th International DNA User’s Conference.