Posts about DNA fingerprinting


Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Fingerprints Still Solve More Crimes Than DNA

It’s true – DNA fingerprinting is an incredibly powerful tool for forensics, in part because DNA can tell us: if a particular person was at a crime scene (TV CSIs call this “getting a match”) the identity of a ... Read More  

Greg Sanders in the CSI lab

The CSI Effect: Forensic Fact and Fiction

TV scientists have it so much easier than the ones working cases in the real world. They have unlimited budgets to buy¬†all the shiniest new toys. They dress in designer clothes that never seem to get dirty, despite the ... Read More