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Seminar on 'DNA analysis in crime detection' held

Urdu Point 26 May 2023
The Department of Forensic Medicine, University Medical & Dental College, organised a seminar on 'DNA analysis in crime detection', here on Friday ... Director General Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) Prof Dr Ashraf Tahir was the chief guest at the event ... forensic investigations.

Non-availability of DNA kits: 1,500 rape, murders cases lying pending in Haryana, says fast-track POCSO court

Hindustan Times 21 May 2023
... do not have the kits to conduct DNA tests ... Surjeet Kumar, senior scientific officer, DNA division, Forensic Science Labs, Madhuban, Karnal, recently told this to a special fast-track court holding trial of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act cases in Palwal.

Forensic science discovery suggests bacteria could help convict sex offenders without DNA

TheNewsHOOK 21 May 2023
Forensic science discovery suggests bacteria could help convict sex offenders without DNA ....

How Unique “Sexome” Bacteria Could Help Catch Sex Offenders

IFL Science 18 May 2023
A new study has found that bacterial DNA is also transferred between males and females during penetrative vaginal sex, and that these microbial signatures could be invaluable to forensic scientists working to catch sex criminals ... The study is published in Forensic Science International.

ASCLD honors North Louisiana Crime Lab with national award in forensic performance

Longview News-Journal 17 May 2023
“As leaders in Forensic ... The North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory (NLCL), provides forensic science services in the areas of Drug Chemistry, DNA Analysis, Firearms Examination, and Forensic Toxicology across 3 laboratories located in Shreveport, West Monroe and Alexandria.

UP State Institute of Forensic Science begins application process

Indian Express 15 May 2023
UPSIFS Director and Additional Director General of Police GK Goswami said, 'At present, there are five courses related to forensics BSc\/MSc Forensic Science, PG Diploma in Forensic Document Examination, PG Diploma in Cyber Security, PG Diploma in DNA Forensic and PG Diploma in Forensic Ballistics and Explosives.' B.Sc.

Human DNA is everywhere. That's a boon for science, and an ethical quagmire

Phys Dot Org 15 May 2023
David Duffy, the UF professor of wildlife disease genomics who led the project, says that ethically handled environmental DNA samples could benefit fields from medicine and environmental science to archaeology and criminal forensics ... That's a boon for science, and an ethical ...

U.P. govt invites application for 1st batch of Forensic Sciences institute

Hindustan Times 14 May 2023
UPSIFS director ADG GK Goswami said, “We are offering five courses related to forensics -- BSc/MSc Forensic Science, PG Diploma in Forensic Document Examination, PG Diploma in Cyber Security, PG Diploma in DNA Forensic, and PG Diploma in Forensic Ballistics and Explosives.

Cops find skeletal remains suspected to be of ex-DCP’s kidnapped son

Hindustan Times 09 May 2023
MUMBAI ... HT Image. Vishal, 44, and his widowed mother, Rohini, 80, were allegedly kidnapped by a close relative and his accomplices on April 4 ... The decomposed body was found around 10 kms away from Vadodara ... Some tissue samples were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Kalina for DNA fingerprinting,” a police officer added ... ....

Terrorism Offences: History, Motivations and Current Laws

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 01 May 2023
The definition of terrorism in Australia ...Terrorist act’ is defined as. ... Done or made with the intention of ... The act must ... Bomb-maker’s signature ... The NSW coroner has advised the commissioner to liaise with the Forensic and Analytical Science Service (FASS) to consider retesting of exhibits, having regard to enhancement of DNA technology etc.

Why are there fewer serial killers now than there used to be?

Phys Dot Org 27 Apr 2023
Advances in forensic science and DNA testing have also made it possible for police to more effectively investigate murders, even those that have remained open or questionable for decades ... Forensic genealogy, recently used in the case of suspected quadruple murderer Bryan ...

Muslim woman \u2018ends life\u2019 after parents object to relationship with Hindu man, family buries body without reporting death

Indian Express 26 Apr 2023
She also asked them to call her 21-year-old boyfriend for the burial procession and let him see her face for one last time ... We have sent blood samples to the forensic science laboratory office at Surat for a DNA test.\u201d The family members received the body after the postmortem and buried it again in the same graveyard Wednesday afternoon ... .

Man who kidnapped and assaulted girl in Bracknell more than 30 years ago jailed

ITV 25 Apr 2023
“Advances in forensic science enabled our team to reinvestigate the case. "Frid was linked to the crimes when his DNA was found on the victim’s underwear ... “We will continue to reinvestigate these historic cases and use the advancements in forensic science to develop new evidence to bring offenders to justice.”.

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