Criminals can’t easily edit their DNA out of forensic databases

11 May 2018
Man handcuffed by police
You’re knicked - and so is your DNA

To avoid being matched to criminal forensic databases criminals can supposedly edit their genomes using cheap, online kits.

But is it really so easy? From our perspective there may be some confusion around what is feasible, and what is actually happening now. Let’s unpack some of the issues and think about what would be required to pull off such a feat.

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