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London Gatwick Airport reopens but drone chaos perps still not found

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Fire and forget ...?

"DNA doesn't work like that."

Indeed. Contrary to public perception, the best use of DNA is to _eliminate_ suspect, not match them.

As with fingerprints, there aren't enough locii in use to accurately identify individuals when you start moving outside a database of "known dodgy folk" and "potential direct suspects"

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