How does forensic identification work?
Does DNA effectively identify people?
How is DNA typing done?
How does DNA help solve crimes?
What DNA technology is used in forensic investigations?
What can DNA forensic identification be used for?
What is a DNA database?
What is CODIS?
What is the DNA Identification Act?
What is the DNA testing backlog?
What are legal, ethical, and social concerns about DNA databanking?
What are other DNA resources?
An overview of DNA forensics, including how DNA is used to identify living organisms (including people), various ways in which DNA identification is used in society today, methods of DNA typing and DNA technology, the use of DNA to solve crimes, federal legislation on the use of DNA technology to fight crime, the national DNA database CODIS, and the ethical, social and legal issues surrounding the use of DNA data bases. Additionally, the article contains links to many other helpful resources about DNA and forensic identification, and you can also find out more about the Human Genome Project by clicking on links on the left side of the screen.