genetic fingerprinting

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Synonyms for genetic fingerprinting

the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification

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By combining forensic DNA technology with computer software applications, CODIS can help the law enforcement community solve violent crimes that would not be solved through other means.
I'm convinced it is the way of the future for forensic DNA analysis.
The book begins with an investigator's commentary on forensic DNA evidence collection, then encompasses all aspects of forensic DNA analysis, from sample collection at the crime scene to emerging technologies.
National Research Council, The Evaluation of Forensic DNA Evidence.
GlobalOptions Group Inc, a leading provider of domestic and international risk management services, has announced that Bode Technology, its forensic DNA analysis and solutions unit, is unveiling radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions, to improve the overall efficiency, accuracy and security of the forensic analysis and chain-of-custody control process.
Use the latest forensic DNA techniques to discover who plundered an ancient Egyptian tomb.
Forensic DNA databases, the first of which was created in 1989, initially included only violent felons for whom such evidence could be crucial, such as rapists and murderers.
The service will use the cash to develop a commercial DNA database package so foreign police and governments can load, store, search and match forensic DNA profiles internationally.
It was these hairs which would result in the first forensic DNA analysis of 'alien' evidence, revealed in Bill Chalker's HAIR OF THE ALIEN: DNA AND OTHER FORENSIC EVIDENCE OF ALIEN ABDUCTION.
This publication compliments earlier data collections and statistical reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics documenting similar issues in forensic DNA laboratories.
There is a thorough, in-depth chapter on forensic DNA methods that is presented from a historical perspective and covers older technologies and techniques no longer in use today.
Among the specified funds in the bill, to be awarded annually for the next five years, are a $151 million increase for the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Program, a $15 million grant program to improve forensic DNA technology, $42.
It recently received accreditation by the Standards Council of Canada as the country's first university lab available for forensic DNA testing.
Modern forensic DNA analysis systems are currently based on the separation of DNA fragments by capillary electrophoresis, a process which typically takes 40 min.
During that time, he helped introduce forensic DNA analysis as a routine and reliable category of evidence in criminal and civil cases, as well as a helpful tool in identifying human remains, tracking diseases, and establishing paternity.
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