Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

New Orleans opens life sciences development center

Bloomberg BusinessWeek
In a small laboratory in the newly opened New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Sudhir Sinha and four employees work on what he hopes will be the next major advances in DNA testing — profiling the smallest of genetic samples and having results on DNA comparisons completed within an hour or two.

Forensics and police blitz DNA backlog

Sydney Morning Herald Australia
THE NSW government has announced a massive reduction in the backlog of untouched and unprocessed DNA samples from crime scenes and criminals – from almost 8000 to zero in a year.