Daily Archives: January 18, 2011
Sun Sentinel Florida
DNA analysis on bones found in October by a Marathon Key resident may be presented to investigators in February.
The discovery, made by a woman who was gardening in her yard on 93rd Street, sent hope skyward for two families whose teenage girls disappeared there in 1974.
MINNEAPOLIS — Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking state legislators to explicitly empower investigators to use familial DNA, also known as kinship DNA, to narrow the field of suspects in crimes.
My Fox Philly
PHILADELPHIA – City Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey discussed Tuesday revelations that it took nearly 80 days for a state police lab to enter into a database the DNA sample of a man who is now the “Kensington Strangler” suspect.
Three Village Patch UK
A new tactical forensic product to aid law enforcement agencies and the arrival of three new sales and marketing executives are among announcements made so far in 2011 by Stony Brook-based Applied DNA Sciences Inc.
AOL News Japan
They’ve been extinct for about 10,000 years, but woolly mammoths could be back on Earth in just five years, according to Japanese scientists who plan to use frozen DNA to resurrect the behemoth.
The National United Arab Emirates
ABU DHABI // Forensics and crime scene investigation (CSI) are producing ten times as much evidence as before and helping to solve more crimes, it was revealed yesterday.
U.K.’s Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission Awards Orchid Cellmark Exclusive DNA Paternity Testing Contract
Global Newswire UK
ABINGDON, United Kingdom and PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orchid Cellmark (Nasdaq:ORCH), a leading worldwide provider of identity DNA testing services, today announced it has executed a multi-year contract with the U.K. Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC), formerly the Child Support Agency (CSA), for the exclusive provision of DNA paternity testing services. Orchid Cellmark delivers its paternity testing services in the U.K. under the Cellmark brand.