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What is the origin of DNA evidence in crime scenes?

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September 04, 2007 9:40PM

According to Answers.com DNA profiling was developed in 1984 by British geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys, and first used in forensic science to convict Colin Pitchfork in the 1988 Enderby murders case.

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