Homework: DNA Fingerprinting has been
used to associate parents with their offspring. Following a 1976
military coup in Argentina, thousands of persons including
pregnant women were confined in detention centers without trial
or news of there whereabouts to their families. Children born in
detention were forcibly abducted from their parents ["Los desaparecidos" or "The disappeared ones"]. After the Falkland Islands War and
restoration of civilian control in 1982, Several international
organizations used DNA fingerprinting
methods to associate these children with their parents.
For each of the children A-F below, indicates whether
their parents could be (1) #1 only, (2) #2 only, (3)
#1 or #2 (but not
both), (4) both #1 and #2, (5) neither #1 or #2.