Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Florida expanding use of DNA samples for crime investigations

DNA HelixTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — DNA in crime investigations has been called the fingerprint of the 21st Century.
Florida is expanding its use of that fingerprint and as a result, police are tracking down some of the worst criminals across the state.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has compiled a database containing nearly one million DNA samples. That number will start to grow even faster soon.

New blood test can determine paternity before birth

DNA FingerprintMichigan
Pregnant women in Michigan can now use a simple blood test to identify the father of their unborn child.

Abu Dhabi Police to adopt new DNA analysis device

Helix3Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police are planning on introducing a new DNA device to be used as a portable forensics lab as it gives analysis results within 90 minutes of inserting the DNA sample into the system.