Daily Archives: January 31, 2014

Kercher trial: How does DNA contamination occur?

KnoxPotential for the contamination of forensic DNA evidence has been highlighted by the Meredith Kercher murder trial. But just how much of a problem is it and what lessons should be drawn?

Criminal justice professors study disaster DNA preservation

dnaintesttubeForensic scientists at Sam Houston State University are conducting research to improve DNA preservation after natural disasters that will assist in the identification of victims.