Daily Archives: August 3, 2010

Expanding DNA databases delays justice

Baltimore Sun
Federal funding rewards maintaining a backlog. In May, the US House of Representatives passed Katie’s Bill, which could make matters worse by providing …

Look inside the lab that analyzes DNA rape kits

ABC7Chicago.com
On the near West Side of Chicago, scientists work hundreds of cases at the Illinois State Police Forensic Science Center. Scientists who work the DNA cases …

‘Grim Sleeper’ case may affect OC murder probes

OCRegister
Law enforcement officials routinely use the FBI’s Combined DNA Index System, known as CODIS, to identify suspects through DNA. The database contains the …

Icelandic officials took DNA samples to determine if a child is Fisher’s

Macleans.ca (blog)
An Icelandic court dug up the body of eccentric chess champ Bobby Fischer on Monday in a bid to prove whether nine-year-old Jinky Young is his daughter. …