Police are using ancestry sites to track down more cold case suspects
Investigators are using GEDMatch, the site used to find the Golden State Killer.
New York City ordered to share code for DNA evidence software
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NEC shows 2014-era portable DNA analyzer that could outpace your favorite crime drama
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