Crime labs finding questionable DNA matches

As word spread, Troyer's findings raised questions about the accuracy of the FBI's DNA statistics and ignited a legal fight over whether the nation's genetic databases ought to be opened to wider scrutiny.

The laboratory of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which administers the national DNA database, tried to stop distribution of Troyer's results and began to block similar searches elsewhere, even those ordered by courts, according to an investigation by the Los Angeles Times.

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Great. False positives on DNA tests.

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