Squad Car Profiling

Law enforcement agencies are excited for rapid DNA profiling like that being offered by IntegenX's RapidHIT, writes Shane Bauer at Mother Jones.

The tool can generate a DNA profile from, say, a cheek swab, compare that profile to a database, and determine if there is a match, all within about 90 minutes. Faster, Bauer says, than the typical forensic turnaround time of two days.

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