Othram’s forensic laboratory produces whole genome from century old remains, enabling the ID of a previously unidentified dismembered body found in the Idaho Civil Defense Caves.
Genetic databases are solving murders and rapes. Privacy scolds should pipe down.
Human remains recovered in 1979 in Charleston, Missouri, receive renewed attention at Southeast Missouri State University and serve as an invaluable learning tool for today’s advanced approaches to human identification and cold case resolution.
The identification was made through a collaboration between Othram and a team of anthropology students, lead by Anthropology Professor Dr. Jennifer Bengtson.
Your DNA information can help us identify individuals from crime scenes
Analyzing DNA from many people allows law enforcement to better identify individuals from crime scenes.
Genetic genealogy research can find nearest living relatives of unidentified or missing persons.
Your DNA data helps law enforcement close cold cases.