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DNA and Forensics In my essay I will discuss the topic DNA and Forensics This is an interesting topic because there have been great advances in the field of forensic science that have affected its credibility and usage in solving crimes that would otherwise go unsolved DNA can be found in almost any bodily fluid semen saliva blood etc and in less obvious places such as a strand of hair It has become a crucial part of investigating crimes and will continue to develop this way DNA first came into use for forensic science in 1986 It was used by a scientist by the name of Alec Jeffreys and his colleagues from Leicester University He was contacted by authorities to verify the confessions by a seventeen year old porter regarding a double rape-murder case As it turns out this boy proved to be the first murderer to be cleared as a result of DNA fingerprinting Joe Mickel and John F Fischer 1998 DNA can be found in such things as blood and semen It can also be found in such things as tissue found beneath the fingernails of a victim after a struggle it can even be found in saliva cells left on a mouthpiece of a telephone after a conversation DNA is everywhere in a persons body and can not be replicated It is unique to every person but all blood relatives have similar qualities that make them identifiable Joe Mickel and John F Fischer 1998 DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid and it basically looks like a twisted ladder or a double helix with rungs or base pairs Guanine G Adenine A Thymine T and Cytosine C are the four bases that make up the base pairs The bases dont just pair with any other bases there are certain predictable combinations A with T and G with C and these are true to any DNA The human body
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