DNA Technology Helps Military Address IED Deaths Many combat deaths in Iraq are the result of improvised explosive device, or IED, explosions. Through DNA technology the military can now account for the remains, but the process can be excruciatingly slow for the family of the deceased.
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DNA Technology Helps Military Address IED Deaths

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DNA Technology Helps Military Address IED Deaths

DNA Technology Helps Military Address IED Deaths

DNA Technology Helps Military Address IED Deaths

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Many combat deaths in Iraq are the result of improvised explosive device, or IED, explosions. Through DNA technology the military can make a complete accounting of the remains of soldiers killed by IEDs, but as Shannon Mullen found out, that process can sometimes take months.