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Fascist sperm busts DNA frontier

Forensic experts in Italy said Thursday they had reconstructed the DNA of a national war hero and poet by analysing semen he left on a handkerchief given to a lover 100 years ago.

dateMar 12, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Microbial 'signature' for sexual crimes

Bacterial communities living on an individual's pubic hairs could be used as a microbial 'signature' to trace their involvement in sexual assault cases, according to a study published in the open access journal Investigative ...

dateDec 15, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Scientist exposes new world of forensic analysis

Over the past 20 years DNA evidence has become the foundation upon which forensic investigation is built. The identification of traces of blood, saliva and other bodily fluids places a suspect directly at the site of a crime, ...

dateAug 15, 2014 in Biotechnology
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