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Applied DNA Sciences

January 20, 2015 08:00 ET

Applied DNA Sciences Featured on New York City's NBC-TV Affiliate on January 16

TV Segment and Article Focus on Company's Plant DNA Marking Initiatives

STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwired - January 20, 2015) - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, was featured January 16 in a television segment and article reported by the NBC-TV affiliate in New York City (WNBC-TV).

The report, filmed at the Company's headquarters in Stony Brook, highlighted the cutting-edge technology behind the use of plant DNA as a tool to protect against home thefts and product counterfeiting. The report notes the plant DNA stamping is used in communities overseas and has helped convict burglary suspects and reduce crime rates.

To watch the television segment and read the accompanying article, please visit the following link: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Plant-DNA-Stamping-Objects-Fight-Theft-Counterfeiting-288870391.html

The video at the link above is provided for informational purposes only. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. is not responsible for the content of the linked video.

About Applied DNA Sciences
We make life real and safe by providing botanical-DNA based security and authentication solutions and services that can help protect products, brands, entire supply chains, and intellectual property of companies, governments and consumers from theft, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion. SigNature® DNA describes the platform ingredient that is at the heart of all of our security and authentication solutions. SigNature DNA is at the core of a family of uncopyable products such as DNAnet®, our anti-theft product, SigNature® T, targeted toward textiles, and digitalDNA®, providing powerful track and trace. All provide a forensic chain of evidence and can be used to prosecute perpetrators.

The statements made by APDN in this press release may be "forward-looking" in nature within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements describe APDN's future plans, projections, strategies and expectations, and are based on assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of APDN. Actual results could differ materially from those projected due to our short operating history, limited financial resources, limited market acceptance, market competition and various other factors detailed from time to time in APDN's SEC reports and filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on December 15, 2014, which are available at www.sec.gov. APDN undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date hereof to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, unless otherwise required by law.

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