Video: National DNA Database

Should everyone in the UK be added to the National DNA Database?

The National DNA Database is already the largest of its kind in the world. It is used by the police as a tool to solve crimes but has been criticised by some who argue that innocent people should not have their profile kept on it. Watch the video to hear some different views about whether we should all be added to the database.

Running time 5 mins 50 s

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This resource was first published in ‘Genes, Genomes and Health’ in January 2010.

Genetics and genomics
Genes, Genomes and Health
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development