Mortuary Dna Vincent Duffy of member station WKSU reports on a funeral home in Southern Ohio that is offereing a unique service. For a $350 fee it will collect DNA from the deceased and do a genetic fingerprint or runup from samples of hair, tissue and blood. The samples are stored for 25 years to be analyzed for possible genetic disease patterns. But some scientists say this is an unnecessary expense.
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Mortuary Dna

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Mortuary Dna

Mortuary Dna

Mortuary Dna

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Vincent Duffy of member station WKSU reports on a funeral home in Southern Ohio that is offereing a unique service. For a $350 fee it will collect DNA from the deceased and do a genetic fingerprint or runup from samples of hair, tissue and blood. The samples are stored for 25 years to be analyzed for possible genetic disease patterns. But some scientists say this is an unnecessary expense.