A court in the Chelyabinsk region ordered on Monday to pay three million rubles ($101,200) to two families each, whose children were accidentally switched at birth 12 years ago, RIA Novosti reported.
Author: Joyce KimDanny MammoMarni SiegelSara Katsanis
Credits/Source: Investigative Genetics 2011, 2:22
Familial searching pushes DNA typing beyond merely identifying individuals to detecting genetic relatedness, an application previously reserved for missing persons identifications and custody battles.
A DNA sample found inside a rape kit, gathering dust inside a Detroit Police crime lab for more than 14 years, has led to multiple charges against a Detroit man.
The government has defended its decision to close the Forensic Science Service (FSS), which analyses crime scene evidence in England and Wales.