Monthly Archives: November 2011
Author and historian Alistair Moffat is leading a groundbreaking plan to test the DNA of thousands of Scots. The project, never attempted before, is launched today in The Scotsman as part of a series on the origins of our nation.
SALT LAKE CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – The spate of popular television crime dramas where high-tech marvels of forensic science quickly solve mysteries have proven both a blessing and a curse for law enforcement, says Sorenson Forensics Executive Director Tim Kupferschmid, an internationally recognized scientist with 20 years of forensic DNA experience.
Wall Street Journal Market Watch
PITTSBURGH, Nov 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A peer-reviewed scientific paper entitled “Validating TrueAllele(R) DNA mixture interpretation” was published this month in the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS). This JFS validation study established the reliability of Cybergenetics objective TrueAllele Casework technology for the computer analysis of DNA evidence.
A boy who disappeared 35 years ago — when he was 19 years old — has finally been identified as a victim of notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Cook County, Ill., Sheriff Tom Dart told reporters that DNA testing had positively identified William “Bill” George Bundy as one of Gacy’s victims.
David A. Silver Named as Marketing Director at DDC, One of the Largest DNA Testing Companies Worldwide
DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), one of the largest DNA testing companies in the world, announced today the appointment of David A. Silver as Marketing Director, reporting directly to Peter Vitulli, DDC President and CEO.
ABC News Texas
…Technicians at the University of North Texas Health Science Center are employing their sophisticated testing technology to provide critical clues. Forensic pathologist Dr. Arthur Eisenberg told WLS-TV, “It’s not so much that it was a high-profile serial killer, but the fact is these families have gone this long without knowing…”
SALT LAKE CITY — Science is changing the way police officers solve cases that have remained a mystery for several years, particularly in high profile murder cases where DNA evidence was hard to obtain.