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There are two main ways DNA is used to solve crimes: the DNA gathered from a crime scene is compared to the DNA of potential suspects, or the DNA gathered from the scene is run through a database in hopes of finding a ma... More »

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DNA tests are close to 100 percent accurate in establishing paternity, according to BabyMed. A paternity test establishes the biological match between a baby and an alleged father. More »

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DNA evidence works by comparing DNA found at the scene of a crime with DNA collected from a potential perpetrator. Techniques allow investigators to make a comparison with a tiny amount of DNA. More »

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