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2013-09-26 23:28:17

New wet-vacuum collects critical touch DNA from river rock that was used as a murder weapon. Bluffdale, Utah (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Bluffdale, Utah, Sept 25, 2013 – M-Vac Systems, a leader in DNA collection technology, announced that its sampling device was instrumental in helping solve the 1995 alleged murder of Krystal Lynn Beslanowitch. Utilizing the M-Vac’s unique wet-vacuum approach, investigators collected enough touch DNA from a rock to generate a full profile and move the...

2013-09-22 23:03:51

The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Nagy as Executive Director, Business Development. This appointment marks the launch of forensic human identification services using advanced single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) technologies, taking the field of forensic DNA analysis to the next level. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 Randy Nagy is a visionary executive with more than twenty three years of senior management...

2013-09-19 23:37:44

The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the launch of SNPforum, a scientific meeting focused on forensic DNA science and the application of new technologies that can advance the forensic DNA community in the 21st Century. Greenville, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 - Held in Greenville, NC on September 9-10, 2013 the focus of the launch of this important conference was “New Technologies and How Best to Advance Forensic Community in the 21st...

2013-08-29 23:29:01

Non-invasive paternity testing using a mother’s blood sample is now available during early pregnancy. New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Pregnant women have a new, non-invasive choice in paternity testing that can give results in early pregnancy – as early as five weeks gestation. Utilizing a blood sample taken from the arm of a pregnant woman, NATUS can accurately determine paternity at no risk at all to the fetus. The blood sampled from the mother contains the DNA of both her and her...

2013-08-25 23:03:14

DNA Services of America, a leader in DNA-based testing services throughout the United States, today announced the hiring of Pam Brinker Brown, as its new Director of Business Development. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 DNA Services of America, a leader in DNA-based testing services throughout the United States, today announced the hiring of Pam Brinker Brown, as its new Director of Business Development. Ms. Brown’s responsibilities will include new market research and...

2013-08-22 23:04:56

Once, immigration DNA testing was viewed by sponsors as yet another routine requirement and now as a means of discovering the truth for many fathers of children left behind in Africa. The Paternity Lab Center uncovers secrets of infidelity through immigration DNA testing. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Anyone who has attempted to sponsor a child to come into the US knows all too well about the policies and procedures involved including the need for immigration DNA testing. Immigration DNA...

2013-08-15 11:51:58

DNA-based familial search may misidentify distant relatives of known offenders as close relatives Forensic DNA-based familial search methods may mistakenly identify individuals in a database as siblings or parents of an unknown perpetrator, when in fact they are distant relatives, according to research published August 14 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Rori Rohlfs and colleagues from the University of California at Berkeley and New York University. Familial searching is a new...


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