Daily Archives: June 21, 2012

$37.8 Million Forensic Science Laboratory to be Built for Illinois State Police

AdvertisementBELLEVILLE, IL. – Contegra Construction Co. is advancing a new laboratory facility for the Illinois State Police and other law-enforcement agencies in southwest Illinois that will more than quadruple the space dedicated in the region to crime-solving forensic science technology.

DNA Used to Identify Deceased Along Texas-Mexico Border

ScienceDaily (June 21, 2012) — In the small Texas town of Del Rio, about five miles from the Mexican border, lies Westlawn Cemetery, a place where the poor and lost are buried in unmarked graves, their identities unknown. A group of Baylor University professors and students hope to give those buried there a name and return them to their loved ones.