Archive for April 23, 2011

Touch DNA and Firearms

Touch DNA and Firearms

Excerpt from article from Harvard Crimson:  http://bit.ly/dS45iF WOBURN, Mass.—A chemical expert and a DNA analyst were called to the stand yesterday as the final witnesses in the trial of Jabrai Jordan Copney—the alleged shooter in the May 2009 slaying of Cambridge resident Justin Cosby that took place in Kirkland House. The prosecution concluded its case […]

Initial Post

Thank you for visiting the Forensic DNA Consulting blog! While forensic DNA testing has only been in use since the mid-1980’s, the technological advances and applications have multiplied rapidly. Initial DNA tests took weeks to complete and required the amount of DNA present in a dime-sized blood stain.  Forensic DNA testing is now routinely performed […]