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Forensics: useful links

 This is a list of additional resources for the Forensic focus story and information sheets.

Forensics

Forensics in New Zealand
ESR is the home of New Zealand forensic science. Find out what they do and how they have helped to solve New Zealand crimes.
www.esr.cri.nz/competencies/forensicscience/

DNA profiling

DNA profiling at ESR
ESR is a Crown Research Institute and is New Zealand’s leading organization working in forensic science. A document outlining DNA technologies for use in forensic case work.
www.esr.cri.nz/assets/FORENSIC-CONTENT/Images-and-PDFs/DNA-techniques-for-use-in-Forensic-casework-PUBLIC-WEB.pdf

This provides information on what the Forensic EScience team at ESR does.
 www.esr.cri.nz/forensic-science

Forensic success stories
New Zealand’s own crime scene lab.
www.esr.cri.nz/forensic-science/our-work/crime-scene-investigation

DNA profiling interactive
Two student-friendly interactive demonstrations on DNA profiling
http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0072835125/126997/animation40.html
http://biology-animations.blogspot.co.nz/2011/07/dna-fingerprinting-animation.html

Human identification made simple
A student-friendly description of DNA profiling and how it is used in a variety of international court cases. Go to ‘human identification’ to access.
www.dnai.org/d/index.html

New Zealand's DNA Databank

New Zealand's DNA Databank
The official information about New Zealand's National DNA Databank.
www.esr.cri.nz/forensic-science/our-work/dna-databank

This provides information on what the Forensic EScience team at ESR does.
www.esr.cri.nz/forensic-science

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