Daily Archives: October 3, 2012

Missing WWII Marine from Redwood City Identified

James A. Sisney and six other marines identified this week have been missing since 1944.

DNA on gun matches Thompson’s, expert testifies at trial

DNA found on the gun allegedly used to murder a Dartmouth taxi driver matches that of Chaze Lamar Thompson, a Halifax jury was told Tuesday.
Michelle Fisher, an expert in forensic DNA analysis, testified that there’s a one-in-79-million chance that DNA swabbed from the grip of the gun belongs to a black Canadian other than Thompson.

Appeal against DNA fingerprinting cites ENCODE project

Is DNA fingerprinting unconstitutional? A US Court of Appeals may be about to rule that it is, on the back of recent science.