Daily Archives: April 12, 2011
The Times Herald Pennsylvania
COURTHOUSE — A proposal to collect DNA from suspects at the time of their arrests in Pennsylvania is running into resistance from critics who warn the state’s forensic lab is already inundated and struggles to meet current demand, and a flood of additional samples would only worsen the backlog.
Robert Grahn, the lead author of the paper, said that “Cat fur obtained from a crime scene has the potential to link perpetrators, accomplices, witnesses and victims.” The paper, which puts forth new ideas on the uses of animals in fighting crime, has been accepted for publication in the journal Forensic Science International: Genetics.
AGIP News Australia
FITZROY VIC, Australia – Genetic Technologies Limited announced in a press release that it has executed a Settlement and License Agreement with Orchid Cellmark, Inc. of Princetown, New Jersey, USA.
In a landmark case, a prisoner with a life sentence was freed after serving 18 years in a Florida prison, based on DNA findings presented by DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center). DNA analysis and testimony provided by Dr. Julie Heinig.