Daily Archives: September 12, 2012

Richard III dig: ‘Strong evidence’ bones are lost king

A dig under a council car park in Leicester has found remains with spinal abnormalities and a “cleaved-in skull” that suggest it could be Richard III.

Decade-old DNA Sends Sex Offender Back to Prison

It has been more than a decade since a local man terrorized a mother and daughter in their Council Bluffs home. And he probably thought he got away with it, too. But the family’s memory and DNA put Mark Sands back in prison this week.

2012 International Symposium on Human Identification Features Emerging and Best Practice Forensic DNA Techniques, Industry Leaders

Forensic DNA professionals confront many challenges: cold case investigations, DNA backlogs and new applications like rapid DNA and kinship DNA testing. The 23rd International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI) presents forensic professionals with an opportunity to learn about these and other developing forensic DNA technologies alongside fellow scientists, law enforcement professionals and forensic experts.

Geno 2.0 – Genographic Project Participation and DNA Ancestry Kit

The Geno 2.0 kit contains everything you need to begin the journey into your past, including painless cheek swabs and instructions for submitting your DNA samples (return postage required). Plus, we’ve designed the Geno 2.0 kit box to serve as a beautiful keepsake to store your results after you access them online.

First DNA “HIT” Will Lead Branford PD to Make Arrest

Detective William DeGoursey told the Branford Police Commissioners this Monday that the department will be making their first official LODIS-related arrest based on DNA evidence.