Daily Archives: February 22, 2011

Rapist who evaded justice for 25 years finally jailed after local newspaper reporter cracks case

The Daily Mail UK
A rapist who had evaded justice for more than 25 years was finally jailed yesterday after a local newspaper reporter uncovered vital evidence to crack the case.

High court to hear appeal in state’s oldest cold-case murder conviction

Journal Star Nebraska
The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear a broad appeal by the man sentenced to life in prison as a result of the state’s oldest cold-case investigation to result in a murder conviction.

Pennsylvania court to hear challenge to DNA collection involving Stockton man

News 10 ABC Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments in Philadelphia this week on a challenge to prosecutors taking and analyzing the DNA of criminal suspects.

IntegenX Licenses Caliper’s Microfluidics Patent Portfolio to Build Apollo 200 RapidHIT™ DNA Profiling System

PR Newswire
– Agreement Enables Commercial Launch into Forensics Markets –
PLEASANTON, Calif. and HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — IntegenX Inc. (a privately held corporation) and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) today announced a license agreement providing IntegenX access to Caliper’s microfluidics patent portfolio. IntegenX will leverage its proprietary MOVe™ microvalve technology and Caliper’s microfluidic intellectual patent estate to accelerate commercialization of its Apollo 200 RapidHIT™ DNA Profiling System for human identification.

Sorenson Forensics Launches Industry’s Only Ancestry DNA Test for Law Enforcement

Business Newswire
SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sorenson Forensics today launched its new Investigative Law Enforcement Ancestry DNA Test (Investigative LEADSM), putting cutting-edge genetic profiling expertise into the hands of investigators trying to identify unknown criminal suspects and victims. The forensics company unveiled Investigative LEADSM during the American Academy of Forensic Science Conference in Chicago held during the week of February 21-26.