Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

The devastating fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it destroyed much of the DNA evidence needed to identify its victims.
As firefighters keep searching the charred ruins of the Grenfell Tower public housing complex with sniffer dogs and drones, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said there was “a risk that, sadly, we may not be able to identify everybody.”

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Maria Corazon de Ungria

From helping wrongfully accused prisoners to building the DNA biobank of the Philippines, Dr. Maria Corazon de Ungria is committed to conducting science with a purpose.