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    • ABO Blood Type Identification and Forensic Science (1900-1960) 

      Harbison, Corey
      The use of blood in forensic analysis is a method for identifying individuals suspected of committing some kinds of crimes. Paul Uhlenhuth and Karl Landsteiner, two scientists working separately in Germany in the early ...
    • Alec Jeffreys’s Experiments to Identify Individuals by Their Beta-globin Genes (1977-1979) 

      Harbison, Corey
      In a series of experiments in the late 1970s, Alec J. Jeffreys in the UK and Richard A. Flavell in the Netherlands developed a technique to detect variations in the DNA of different individuals. They compared fragments of ...
    • Alec John Jeffreys (1950–) 

      Harbison, Corey
      Alec John Jeffreys created a process called DNA fingerprinting in the UK during the twentieth century. For DNA fingerprinting, technicians identify a person as the source of a biological sample by comparing the genetic ...
    • Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943) 

      Harbison, Corey
      Karl Landsteiner studied blood types in Europe and in the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Landsteiner won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1930 for detailing immunological ...