Forensic News

Did You Know?

2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the discovery of DNA's structure and the 30th anniversary of the invention of PCR. Details on upcoming webinars and events, promotions, and more here.

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Spotlight

The GlobalFiler™ STR Kit combines reduced amplification time with maximum data recovery power. Watch the video!

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Maximizing Data Quality

Article series focused on how to maximize data quality throughout the HID workflow.

  • Part I: The Importance of DNA Extraction in the Forensic DNA Workflow
  • Part II: DNA Quantitation
  • Part III: Maximizing Performance of Forensic STR Amplification Kits
  • Part IV: Maximizing the Performance of Capillary Electrophoresis Systems
  • Tech Note: Considerations for Evaluating Carryover on Applied Biosystems Capillary Electrophoresis Platforms in a HID Laboratory
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Life Technologies is proud to support DNA-PROKIDS, an international organization aimed at fighting human trafficking through the expanded use of DNA databases.

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Thailand Positioning to Move Forward with DNA Databasing

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Kittipong Kityarak announced that Thailand intends to become the next country to establish a criminal DNA database.

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