Category Archives: DNA profiling

Forensics: Pro-Trump rioters smeared poop in U.S. Capitol hallways – New York Daily News

Should b a slam dunk for the FBI crime lab. Check the low-life DNA database. They took a dump on the seat of American democracy — literally. — Read on http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-trump-capitol-riot-poopers-20210107-prlsqytyabgdhnexushotl4nam-story.html

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Forensics non-science: The danger of relying on a single piece of evidence – great overview on expert exaggeration in police crime labs.

From Africa. An excellent look. The author mentions bitemarks and a list of other misleading forensic opinions. Courts have problems with weak standards and poor understanding of robust scientific methods. Mentions the 2009 NAS Report which some crime labbers and … Continue reading

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Forensics: Another botched bitemark case. FL State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence

From Aug 2020. State Attorney’s Office identifies man wrongfully convicted of murder after 37 years. Office seeks prompt release of Robert DuBoise after newly discovered DNA proves his innocence – Office Of The State Attorney 13th Judicial Circuit Of Florida … Continue reading

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Forensics: Its not facial recognition. We scanned the DNA of 8,000 people to see how facial features are controlled by genes

This is a legitimate first start. Many other loci yet to be studied. This has potential for studying genetic disorders. Phenotyping from DNA is still junk. Like it or not, the facial feature most influenced by your genes is your … Continue reading

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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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