From the Human Genome to dog poop in such a short time


DNA Nabs Dog Owners Who Don’t Poop-Scoop
[Via Discovery News – Top Stories]

From an apartment complex in North Carolina to the entire city of Naples, Italy, officials are using new doggy DNA forensics to nab owners who don’t scoop their dog’s poop.


Dog owners are required to get a cheek swab from their dog as a condition of rental. Then any poo found is sent to the lab where its DNA is matched.

Amazing how rapidly technology can be used to solve problems when the costs drop as rapidly as they have,