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Dna Fingerprinting
DNA fingerprinting is used in
crime-scenes by finding potential
suspects using traces of their DNA
such as hair, blood, skin,and saliva.
It was Alec Jeffreys who invented the
technique in 1984, in Leincester Univ-
ersity, UK. It works by gathering a
smallsample of cells to test. Then
an electric current separates the
strands into DNA pieces, which are
then transferred to a nylon membrane
soaked with a radioactive solution. The
radioactive chemicals bind with the DNA.
Then suspects give a smaple of DNA,
probably from a shot. Photos of the
criminal's DNA and suspect's DNA are
compared. If it's a match, you have your guy.
"DNA technolgoy could be the greatest
single advance in the search for truth,
convction of the guilty, and aqquital ot
the innocent since the advent of cross-
examination." said by Judge Joseph
Harris, 1988.