The transplant recipient didn’t turn into somebody else, as the DNA evidence suggested:
After a bone marrow transplant, a man with leukemia found that his donor’s DNA traveled to unexpected parts of his body. A crime lab is now studying the case.
Three months after his bone marrow transplant, Chris Long of Reno, Nev., learned that the DNA in his blood had changed. It had all been replaced by the DNA of his donor, a German man he had exchanged just a handful of messages with.
He’d been encouraged to test his blood by a colleague at the Sheriff’s Office, where he worked. She had an inkling this might happen. It’s the goal of the procedure, after all: Weak blood is replaced by healthy blood, and with it, the DNA it contains.
But four years after his lifesaving procedure, it was not only Mr. Long’s blood that was affected. Swabs of his lips and cheeks contained his DNA — but also that of his donor. Even more surprising to Mr. Long and other colleagues at the crime lab, all of the DNA in his semen belonged to his donor. “I thought that it was pretty incredible that I can disappear and someone else can appear,” he said.Heather Murphy, “When a DNA Test Says You’re a Younger Man, Who Lives 5,000 Miles Away” at New York Times
Remember when DNA was Certain? When people were executed or spent life in prison on account of DNA evidence? “Your DNA is on it” was like Holy Writ. DNA was the guarantor of the Darwinian selfish gene.
The worst thing that ever happened to Darwinism was DNA mapping.
Of all the people we would not want to be, how about the Darwin-in-the-schools lobby? They better polish up their Darwinblather really fine and smooth.
Forensic DNA evidence in doubt? (low copy analysis)
Is forensics really a science.? Yes, and it suffers from the same problems as any other.