Faculty Advisor

Adams, David S.

Abstract

DNA fingerprinting is explained and explored. Procedures for obtaining, preserving and testing DNA, including their importance, are promulgated. Afterwards, landmark and sensational court cases involving DNA evidence are examined, as well as DNA databases, the breakthrough technology in DNA fingerprinting, and its pros and cons.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2003

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Biology and Biotechnology

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