Bioscience

Forensic testing market sees growth while many markets lag

July 12, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

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While the country has been plagued with slow economic growth, sluggish consumer spending and weak retail sales, one unfortunate area that continues to thrive is crime. According to statistics through the National Institute of Justice’s DNA Initiative, “at the end of 2004, the FBI’s Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) contained just over 2 million offender profiles. At the end of June 2009, CODIS contained more than 7 million offender profiles.”

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