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Using DNA to Identify Missing Persons in the United States and Mexico LORTON, Va., Feb.
New research suggests that unrelated individuals may be mistakenly identified as genetic family members due to inaccurate genetic assumptions.
Five members of the forensic science community criticized the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) DNA database system.
There is too little attention paid in national and international public policy circles to the digital divide in health and law enforcement databases.
LYON, France, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- United States-based firm Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) announced the launch of the Forensic DNA World Map Project (WMP), a new component to GTH-GA's popular DNAResource.com, which monitors developments in forensic DNA policy.
New York Governor David Paterson has proposed doubling the states's DNA database to include samples from even low-level offenders, making it the first state to collect and use evidence to help solve crimes and exonerate people that have been wrongly convicted.
US federal and state law enforcement agencies are expanding their DNA collection to include those who are arrested or detained, not only those who are convicted.
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