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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - DNAPrint Genomics said yesterday that it is creating a nonprofit initiative aimed at providing law enforcement agencies with forensic DNA analysis for unsolved crimes.
 
The foundation will award funding as well as services from DNAPrint Genomics and other biotechnology companies, the company said. It will begin taking applications in January 2008, and will start awarding grants in May 2008.
 

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