Category Archives: DNA profiling

Forensics: Is fairness in the NYPD’s DNA? – Sarah Chu says NO!

In essence, the cops demand the Medical Examiner follow their bidding. The MEs object. The cops want to keep their powerbase sancrosanct. Thats why the lie to the public about their “fair” unregulated DNA archive. In recent days, the NYPD’s … Continue reading

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Forensics: The basics. Just a “Touch” of DNA Gives Full Identification of Skin Cell Donor – ForensicBites

Just a “Touch” of DNA Gives Full Identification of Skin Cell Donor – ForensicBites — Read on forensicbites.org/2020/01/12/just-a-touch-of-dna-gives-full-identification-of-skin-cell-donor/amp/

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Forensics: Genetic phenotyping takes another hit. Man in sketch doesn’t look like suspect in killing of Sherry Black | KUTV

The commercial software and gene-reading developer says otherwise. What a joke. HTwenty-nine-year-old Adam Durborrow, the man arrested on suspicion of killing South Salt Lake bookstore owner Sherry Black in 2010, bears no resemblance to a suspect sketch released three years … Continue reading

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Forensics: Rebellious Scientists in ME’s office raise DNA police concerns – New York Daily News

Police in NYC collect DNA from citizens, the ME runs the DNA lab. This battle is ongoing. Over 30K samples exist in their database. An anonymous group of forensic scientists in the city Medical Examiner’s office fired off an email … Continue reading

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Forensics: Rapid DNA supplanting dental IDs in cases like this. KBI identifies remains found in southeast Kansas as missing 19-y –

Our last large fatality incident in Santa Barbara used 100% DNA analyzed at a mobile onsite lab for IDs of over 30 burn victims. It is a new world for odonts. Cases w/out any leads still are mandated for dental … Continue reading

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Forensics: World’s largest DNA sequencing of Viking skeletons reveals they weren’t all Scandinavian

Looks like Eric the Red may have been from New Jersey. — Read on phys.org/news/2020-09-world-largest-dna-sequencing-viking.amp

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Forensics: NYPD to use non-peer viewed nor tested DNA test data to create ‘virtual mugshots’

Whatta load of junk. Cops continue to use back-room “forensic” methods for judges to admit and prosecutors to use in criminal courts. Trash forensic science. Snapshot” phenotyping analyzes the genetic content of DNA — like a person’s skin tone, eye … Continue reading

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Forensics: “Yeoman”Testing of rape kits from Southwest Missouri produces first DNA ‘hits’

Huh? The Missouri attorney general’s office has received its first DNA “hits” through the testing of previously untested rape kits, part of an ongoing initiative to clear the state’s backlog. — Read on http://www.joplinglobe.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: The controversial company using DNA to sketch the faces of criminals

Typical situation. Privacy vs police. Parabon Nanolabs shot to fame using DNA and genealogy analysis to solve cold cases. Then it had to change tack. — Read on http://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02545-5

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Forensics: Bitemarks, hair matching, snitches and junk opinions. Robert Duboise’s case merits new commitment to justice in Florida

The most recent case of innocence has much in common with other wrongful convictions, including flawed forensic science and lying jailhouse “snitches.” — Read on http://www.staugustine.com/story/opinion/2020/09/02/robert-duboises-case-merits-new-commitment-justice-florida/5693919002/

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