Daily Archives: December 23, 2019

Advanced Forensic DNA Centre at CFSL to be inaugurated

INDIA- Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai will inaugurate the “Advanced Forensic DNA Centre” at CFSL, Chandigarh on Monday.
“With the opening of this Advanced Forensic DNA Laboratory, it shall provide quality forensic service in time bound manner on one hand and shall act as a model reference Lab for development of projects and related R&D activities in the field for various Central and State FSLs on the other,” a statement issued here on Friday said.

Man free after serving 9-years for a crime he didn’t commit

The Innocence Project of Texas did agree to examine his case, and contacted a DNA analysis firm to look at the evidence. They found the initial DNA profile was incorrect, and matched it to a man who had gone on to commit more crimes while Grant was in prison.
“It’s the first time to my knowledge a non-law enforcement project such as the Innocence Project of Texas has cracked the case, by initiating a nationwide DNA database search,” said Mike Ware, with the Innocence Project.

What You’re Unwrapping When You Get a DNA Test for Christmas

So what do these developments mean for that DNA kit sitting under your Christmas tree? Men’s Journal calls them “one of the hottest gifting ideas,” and US Weekly promises that “they’re going to love it, no matter how tough of a critic they are.” But is using one of these kits also opening the door to letting the police use your DNA to arrest your cousin?