Crime Scene DNA Could Create Image of Suspect's Face

Taking the police sketch artist's drawing into the 21st century, scientists are developing a new method that will allow cops to create an image of a suspect's face by reading the genes he leaves behind at a crime scene. Unlocking the genes in a single strand of hair or drop of blood to construct an image of the donor's face is a process called "forensic molecular photo fitting," which could be "used to figure out what someone looks like based on their genetic markers," said Mark Shriver, an...Full Story
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