Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Remains of a Missing Woman Identified After 37 Years with the Help of DNA


The body of a missing Charlotte woman was finally identified after 37 years, thanks to a DNA sample sent to the FBI Laboratory.

DNA test facility at Patna Forensic Science Laboratory soon

India
PATNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) test at the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in the state capital would soon be a reality as the government has purchased the machine from the US at the cost of Rs 2.10 crore. Bihar police are also to install high resolution cameras at strategic locations in the state capital for continuous surveillance on the city’s main streets.

In some areas, law enforcement still resists science

Minneapolis Star Tribune
When the science concerns eyewitness identification, suspect interrogations, or more traditional, non-DNA forensic testing, law enforcement doesn’t embrace science.