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Cat Hair Helps to Convict Man of Murder


Science & Tech  (tags: investigation, interesting, crime, DNA, cat hair )

Giana
- 1362 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time ever, mitochondrial DNA from shed cat hair was accepted as evidence in a U.S. legal proceeding and helped to convict a suspect of murder.



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Sandra Penna (135)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 3:49 am
great, thank you.
 

MmAway M (506)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 4:00 am
Thanks! You don't want to know what I was originally thinking! xx Mm
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 5:19 am
Cats ROCK! Thx Giana
 

Bob P (394)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 5:49 am
Thank you Giana
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 8:20 am
Great!
 

Elizabeth o (51)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 8:30 am
Really interesting. Thanks.
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 10:00 am
Noted.
 

Paul Normington (0)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 1:06 pm
That is very good
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 1:24 pm
Very interesting, thank you for sharing Giana.
 

Birgit W (160)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 3:15 pm
Interesting, thanks Giana.
 

Stella G (403)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 3:59 pm
Grazie per la condivisione Giana, veramente interessante.
 

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday September 28, 2014, 7:34 pm
Now go after the murderers of cats!
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday September 29, 2014, 4:13 am
I agree Helen!
 

Winnie A (179)
Monday September 29, 2014, 6:33 am
Good news!
 

Roger G (154)
Monday September 29, 2014, 2:08 pm
noted, thanks
 

Melania Padilla (122)
Monday September 29, 2014, 2:30 pm
Awesome
 

Suzanne L (99)
Thursday October 2, 2014, 12:17 am
Thanks Giana. Interestingly, there was a case in Canada (Newfoundland I believe) many years ago where the same methods were used to obtain a conviction.
 

Danuta W (1250)
Thursday October 2, 2014, 11:14 am
noted
 
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