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BioNews Comment articles written by Professor Nils Hoppe:

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Squealing on DNA: the law and secondary uses of genetic information
30 March 2015 - by Professor Nils Hoppe
One of the legally and ethically problematic issues regularly debated in the context of biobanks and tissue repositories is that of its potential for forensic use. When Anna Lindh (the Swedish foreign minister) was murdered in 2003, her killer was subsequently identified by way of matching DNA traces found at the crime scene with data contained on the killer's Guthrie card... [Read More]