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#forensic science ireland

# forensic-science-ireland - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

New forensic technologies help solve five missing persons cases

Forensic Science Ireland developed an improved method for extracting DNA from bones, particularly if they have been recovered from seas or rivers.

# forensic-science-ireland - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Forensic scientists revisiting 20 cases of unidentified remains with new DNA testing

The new testing process has allowed scientists to retest samples from as far back as the late 90s.

# forensic-science-ireland - Thursday 24 May, 2018

DNA database helped match offenders to at least 30 violent crimes last year

More than 900 investigative links between people and unsolved crimes have been uncovered.

# forensic-science-ireland - Monday 4 December, 2017

New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA

Joseph Reilly’s family have been searching for him for over 10 years to no avail.

# forensic-science-ireland - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Forensic scientists identified 27 new recreational drugs in Ireland last year

Scientists have said some of the new synthetic drugs are 100 times more toxic than regular substances

New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries

The database has been in operation for 15 months.