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McDonald's Puts DNA Spray Over Its Doors

Australian outlets add devices after holiday robberies

(Newser) - Like a free DNA spray with that? Following a spate of robberies, McDonald's outlets across Australia are installing DNA-spray devices over their doors to douse fleeing robbers with an indelible mark, the Daily Mail reports. The non-toxic spray will mark alleged thieves with a DNA code that lasts for... More »

Latest Weapon in War on Crime: DNA Spray

Mist contains markers designed to identify would-be crooks

(Newser) - In the Netherlands' port city of Rotterdam, crime is way down, thanks to ... a little scientific innovation. Hoping to reel in the number of robberies, police began dishing out DNA spray to beleaguered restaurants and jewelry stores. The spray, which emits a mist laced with synthetic DNA markers unique to... More »

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