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Joanne Dorrian: ‘I will never give up hope until Lisa is found’

Irish Independent 05 Dec 2021
“It will be shared with each coroner, with the gardaí and with Forensic Science Ireland ... me in Galway, then I could say I have X bodies and X DNA profiles.” ... Meanwhile, Forensic Science Ireland has been working to build up a DNA database of missing persons and unidentified bodies.
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80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor brings end to victim-identification program

Stars and Stripes 05 Dec 2021
LeGarde, the lead DPAA forensic anthropologist on the program ... Remains of Ohio sailor who died in Pearl Harbor attack will return home 70 years later, thanks to DNA, a missing Korean War soldier from Buffalo is identified Forensic science advances mean US war fighters are no longer likely to be buried as ‘unknown’.
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CU Boulder’s Korey Wise Innocence Project to help review cases involving hair microscopy

Colorado Daily 04 Dec 2021
Now, scientific advancements, including the advent of DNA, are showing that forensic science disciplines may not be as reliable as originally thought, Moyes said. “There have been vast technological advances in forensic science, and DNA in particular,” CBI Director John Camper stated in the news release.
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Gaston County Police identify man in 1979 homicide using DNA technology

Gaston Gazette 02 Dec 2021
... process DNA from the skeletal remains that were collected in 1979. The national missing person's organization utilized the Florida Institute of Forensic Anthropology and Applied Science at the University of South Florida to create a DNA profile and artist rendition of the victim.
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Egg Harbor City man indicted in cold-case sexual assaults involving young girls

Atlantic City 01 Dec 2021
Detectives collected a DNA sample of the suspect at the scene of the reported incident and uploaded it to a national DNA database in 2002 but did not find a match until this year ... They were aided by the State Police Office of Forensic Science and a private firm that specializes in investigative genetic genealogy.
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New database of unidentified bodies hopes to solve missing-people cases

Irish Independent 01 Dec 2021
It will be shared with each coroner, with the gardaí and with Forensic Science Ireland. “It will mean that we will be all talking to each other, and if anybody contacted me in Galway, then I could say I have X bodies and X DNA profiles.” ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... .
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Ramp up in DNA Infrastructure and Regulation Critical for Institutionalization of National Offender Database

The Eastern Herald 29 Nov 2021
Recently, the Nirbhaya Fund’s Empowered Committee of Officers proposed strengthening DNA analysis facilities in Forensic Science Lab (FSL) in the states of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Bihar and Nagaland at an estimated cost of Rs 17.31 crore.
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Man charged over string of historical sexual assaults in inner-west Sydney

The Observer 29 Nov 2021
The breakthrough came courtesy of new technology Raymond said allows forensic scientists to “potentially pull out some links from the database using Y-chromosomal DNA... Earlier this year, experts from NSW Health Pathology’s Forensic and Analytical Science Service advised they had established a familial DNA link.
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‘I Think Something Horrible Happened To Mark’: 11-Year-Old Mark Heimbaugh’s Disappeared From Cape May County ...

CBS Sports 26 Nov 2021
DEL HAVEN, N.J. (CBS) — A local family is still waiting for answers about what happened to an 11-year-old boy from Del Haven. Three decades ago Thursday, Mark Heimbaugh vanished ... Garcia has recently used her contacts in the field of forensic science and investigations to reexamine pieces of degraded DNA in efforts to find out what happened to Mark ... .
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Gardaí examine 12 further cases of unidentified remains

RTE 25 Nov 2021
Forensic Science Ireland has been building a DNA database of missing persons and unidentified bodies ... Following a massive and ongoing appeal, 287 families of missing people have now given DNA samples to Forensic Science Ireland to be placed on the Missing Persons Database.
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Gujarat: DFS experts to examine girl’s diary

The Times of India 23 Nov 2021
Sources privy to the developments said that forensic science experts were also roped in to investigate the crime scene and take DNA samples from her body.
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Gardaí in bid to identify deceased man 30 years on

RTE 22 Nov 2021
Working from an old post-mortem file photograph, portrait artist Lynn Kennedy was commissioned to sketch the man ... Following an exhumation, the remains underwent forensic testing in the hope that advances in forensic science could help identify the man, however an adequate DNA profile could not be generated ... .
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DNA-based tool to help trace abandoned children, predators in Tamil Nadu

The Times of India 21 Nov 2021
As part of the efforts to modernise the state forensic department, chief minister on Saturday inaugurated a new DNA profilebased search tool at the Secretariat ... Of the 14 units that make up the state forensic sciences department, DNA profiling is a key component.
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DNA-based tool to help trace abandoned children

The Times of India 21 Nov 2021
As part of the efforts to modernise the state forensic department, chief minister on Saturday inaugurated a new DNA profilebased search tool at the Secretariat ... Of the 14 units that make up the state forensic sciences department, DNA profiling is a key component.
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How forensic genealogy helped solve a 62-year-old Spokane murder

The Spokesman-Review 20 Nov 2021
The 1959 murder of CandiceCandyElaine Rogers was solved by Spokane police thanks to the burgeoning science of forensic geneology, which taps into DNA records in search of a match with samples taken from a crime scene ... In the years since, however, the science of forensic genealogy has become a powerful tool for police across the country.
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