Daily Archives: August 1, 2014

Robots Will Help ID Malaysia Airlines Victims

Flight MH17The Netherlands, long a world leader in forensics, is now tasked with identifying 193 of its own citizens, who perished in the MH17 crash, and will rely on a robotic system to do so quickly. It is somewhat fortunate the nation hurt most by the tragedy is at the cutting edge of DNA-profiling. But authorities warn identification could take months because all the remains have not been recovered.