Daily Archives: September 17, 2013

New crime lab to offer internships, opportunities for collaboration

Touch DNA TestingConstruction for the $11.9 million Bureau of Criminal Investigation crime lab will begin October on campus at the corner of North College Drive and Leroy Avenue.
The state-funded facility will be an upgrade from the BCI’s current office on East Wooster Street and will process forensic evidence from crime scenes around the state.

Dhaka factory collapse: No compensation without DNA identification

SamsunEarlier this year a Bangladesh clothes factory collapsed, killing more than 1,000 people. Five months later, many of the dead have yet to be identified – prolonging the anguish for relatives, and denying them the right to compensation.

DNA test put on trial

DucemanSchenectady murder case prosecution uses revolutionary technology for the first time in state.