Sketching suspects with DNA, and using light to find Zika-infected mosquitoes

Sketching suspects with DNA, and using light to find Zika-infected mosquitoes

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DNA fingerprinting has been used to link people to crimes for decades, by matching DNA from a crime scene to DNA extracted from a suspect. Now, investigators are using other parts of the genome—such as markers for hair and eye color—to help rule people in and out as suspects. Staff Writer Gretchen Vogel talks with Sarah Crespi about whether science supports this approach and how different countries are dealing with this new type of evidence.

Sarah also talks with Jill Fernandes of the ... Maggiori informazioni

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