September 10, 1984: First Genetic Fingerprinting Discovered

1984 – Alex Jeffreys of Leicester, England noticed and deduced that DNA is a unique item from person to person and could possibly be used to identify someone. Hence, Genetic Fingerprinting was born. Alex was originally working on a way to determine heredity of illnesses when he made this discovery. This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for┬áSeptember 10 The Gopher Protocol The Segway ban Arizona takes death notices offline Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe! Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More