cat hair dna, criminals, dna profiling, forensic analysis, forensic investigators, mitochondrial dna, short tandem repeats, trace dna

Forensic Analysis of Cat Hair DNA Could Catch Criminals

Researchers at the University of Leicester in England have found a new way to link suspects to a crime scene or a victim using cat hair DNA. They say that a single strand of cat hair left at a crime scene can be linked to an individual cat — provided there was a cat. Conversely, ...

Nathan Machoka

A cat.