Daily Archives: January 5, 2012

Forensics was key to catching killers

Oxford Times
TWO Oxfordshire forensic scientists who unearthed the key evidence that helped convict the killers of Stephen Lawrence were praised yesterday.
Roy Green and Edward Jarman discovered tiny but vital traces of blood while working at LGC Forensics in Culham.

ISP forensic lab in Belleville finally under way; project budget is $41.7 million


Illinois
BELLEVILLE — Construction on the Illinois State Police forensic lab planned for West Main Street has finally started.

Veterans taking part in massive DNA project

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) — Bay Area veterans are answering the call to help with a massive research project and when it is up and running, it could provide new answers for some difficult-to-treat conditions.
Marine Corps veteran Andrew Peters says he was one of the lucky ones. He returned from Iraq with no major injuries but now, eight years later, he is volunteering for a different kind of mission. He is donating his DNA as a part of a massive project being launched by the VA. Its goal is to assemble one of the largest genetic databases ever created.