Forensic DNA Testing: Landmark Cases
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In 2015, forensic DNA testing observes its 30th anniversary. Since its discovery in the United Kingdom, the use of DNA is unsurpassed as a weapon against crime. Hear how DNA fingerprinting was discovered, by accident, and how this new technology was immediately put to use to tackle difficult forensic cases. Learn about the various forensic applications, such as Ultrasensitive DNA testing and Familial DNA testing, that are now used successfully around the world and recent findings regarding a historically important cold case that has put the U.K. once again at the forefront of forensic DNA testing.