DNA Fingerprinting: State of the Science

In a few months the emerging technique had permitted the denouement of hith­ erto insoluble immigration and paternity disputes and was already heralded as a major revolution in forensic sciences

2011

Scholarcy highlights

  • Part II Application of DNA Fingerprinting to the Study of Human Populations
  • In a few months the emerging technique had permitted the denouement of hith­ erto insoluble immigration and paternity disputes and was already heralded as a major revolution in forensic sciences
  • In the year DNA fingerprinting made a dramatic entree in criminal investigations with the Enderby murder case, whose story eventually was turned into a best-selling book
  • DNA fingerprinting has emerged as a new domain of intense scientific activity, with myriad applications in just about every imaginable territory of life sciences
  • The Second International Conference on DNA Fingerprinting, which was held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in November of 1992, was a clear proof of this

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