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DNA Paternity Tests: Is the Quality Different Between a Legal and Non-Legal Paternity Test?

Knowing the paternity of a child is essential not only for financial reasons, but also for emotional well-being. No matter what the outcome of a paternity test may be, it is important to explore your options if you have doubt as to who the child’s biological father might be. As important as this test is,…

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DNA Identification: The New Fingerprint

Since 1892 when Juan Vucetich made the first criminal identification using fingerprints, the technique of fingerprinting has become a key tool for forensic investigators worldwide. Fingerprints—the pattern resulting from the tiny ridges, whorls and valley patterns on the tip of each finger—are left when we touch surfaces and leave behind substances from our hands (such as…

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