A MOSQUITO AND DNA. I have posted previously about the intricacies of DNA evidence. This post tells about the search for the “Phantom Without a Face” and about the solution—months later—to the mystery.

Annalisa just sent me this link to a BBC article about a use of DNA in Finland to identify a car thief. A dead mosquito was found in a stolen car. The mosquito had recently sucked blood. The DNA from the blood in the mosquito matched the DNA of a man in the police registry.

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One Response to A MOSQUITO AND DNA.

  1. Nick says:

    Not to take away from how cool that is, but I’d have to think a defense attorney would have a field day with that one.

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