Life Technologies' Applied Biosystems unit said last week that its forensic DNA amplification kit has been approved for inclusion in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National DNA Index System.

A spokesperson for Life Tech told PCR Insider this week that the approval constitutes an "endorsement" of the PCR-based kit by one of the most important legal entities in the US, and could lead to wider adoption of the technology in forensic laboratories around the country.

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