Daily Archives: January 25, 2012

Chilean researchers develop DNA identification technology

Santiago Times
The technological breakthrough allows for human remains to be identified by extracting DNA tissue from teeth, without damaging them.

New DNA hope for cold cases

Forensic evidence in all of WA’s major unsolved crimes for the past 50 years will soon be retested using a world-first technique for examining DNA.

Pressure BioSciences reports significant progress in new method for processing rape kits

Proactive Investors.com
Pressure BioSciences said Wednesday that it has made “measurable progress” in the development of a new procedure for the selective extraction of male DNA from mixtures of male and female cells, which could help in the processing of rape evidence.

NY sheriffs support Cuomo’s DNA databank expansion

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sheriff’s from across New York are gathering in the Albany area, where they’re voicing their support for Gov. Cuomo’s proposal to expand the state’s DNA databank.