Is the DNA database too big?

July 30, 2008

a genetic blueprint in the DNA labWhose DNA is it anyway?

A “citizens’ inquiry” instigated by the Human Genetics Commission, a government advisory body, wants the records of people who have not been convicted, or whose convictions are long spent, to be deleted from the forensic National DNA Database and says the whole archive should be overseen by an independent body.

Little angels?

March 18, 2008

dna.jpgTwo initiatives have focused the mind on badly behaved children this week and how to deal with them.