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Was it really the barber? A look at Jack the Ripper’s DNA test

James Balm

Jack the Ripper hit the headlines this week, as his supposed ‘true’ identity was revealed. It was said to be none other than Aaron Kosminski, a… Read more »

DNA fingerprinting series: a tribute to Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys

Sam Rose

Sam Rose

Journal Development Manager at BioMed Central
Sam studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of Manchester, and is responsible for the development of BioMed Central's genetics journal portfolio.
Sam Rose

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Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys invented the technique of DNA fingerprinting in 1984, a technique that changed forensic science forever. To mark his… Read more »