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Identification of WTC victims to get a boost

Efforts to identify the remains of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center is close to getting a boost thanks to the U.S. military’s effort to identify the American dead from prior wars, officials said Thursday. The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner demonstrated several of their advanced processes that are used to purify DNA during a press tour of the Charles S. Hirsch Center for Forensic Sciences in Manhattan. (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Loarca; Charles Eckert)


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