Maintaining Quality Control Of Data

The old adage of 'garbage in, garbage out' applies with any database containing information that will be probed regularly. If the DNA profiles entered into a DNA database are not accurate, then they will be of little value for making a meaningful match. The high quality of data going into a DNA database is ensured by requiring laboratories to follow quality assurance guidelines (Appendix IV), to submit to audits of their procedures, and by conducting regular proficiency tests of analysts as described in Chapter 16.

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Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

This book discusses the futility of curing stammering by common means. It traces various attempts at curing stammering in the past and how wasteful these attempt were, until he discovered a simple program to cure it. The book presents the life of Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue and his struggles with the handicap. Bogue devotes a great deal of text to explain the handicap of stammering, its effects on the body and psychology of the sufferer, and its cure.

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