Daily Archives: May 3, 2012
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler filed a motion Tuesday asking the state’s highest court to reconsider its ruling that it is unconstitutional to collect DNA samples from those arrested for crimes of violence.
Ancestry.com Launches New AncestryDNA Service: The Next Generation of DNA Science Poised to Enrich Family History Research
PROVO, Utah, May 3, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Ancestry.com /quotes/zigman/114846/quotes/nls/acom ACOM -1.57% , today announced the launch of its highly anticipated AncestryDNA(TM) service, a new affordable DNA test that enables purchasers of the DNA test and subscribers of Ancestry.com to combine new state-of-the-art DNA science with the world’s largest online family history resource and a broad global database of DNA samples.
A recent Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that overturned a provision allowing Maryland police officers to take the DNA from defendants is a setback to public safety, according to Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger.