Daily Archives: September 28, 2011

Kashmir bodies: Omar Abdullah promises DNA tests


BBC News South Asia
The authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say they will carry out DNA tests on thousands of bodies discovered in some 40 mass graves.

Baltimore police to develop faster DNA testing


The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Police Department is taking part in a program to develop and test new technology that could significantly cut DNA analysis time.

New Test Detects Poachers’ DNA on Animal Remains


Environment News Service
GLASGOW, Scotland, September 27, 2011 (ENS) – For the first time, suspected poachers can now be tracked through tests for traces of human DNA on deer remains, according to scientists at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and the Scottish Police.

Sedgwick County lab wields DNA bank’s power


Kansas.com
The scientists who use DNA to help solves crimes in Sedgwick County recently passed a milestone.