New Tool Predicts Eye, Hair and Skin Color From a DNA Sample of an Unidentified Individual
Source: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science
Summary: An international research team has developed a novel tool to accurately predict eye, hair and skin color from human biological material even a small DNA sample left, for example, at a crime scene or obtained from archeological remains.
More Information: Lakshmi Chaitanya et al, “The HIrisPlex-S system for eye, hair and skin colour prediction from DNA: Introduction and forensic developmental validation”, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.04.004