Saturday, December 28, 2013

The Shortcomings of "Touch" DNA.

The technique was... used in the case The Queen v. Sean Hoey, a terrorist car bombing case in Northern Ireland, known as the Omagh trial, where the Judge criticized both the science and its implementation, ultimately influencing the Judge's "not guilty" verdict.

Wikipedia : "... for example, fingerprint brushes used by crime scene investigators can transfer trace amounts of skin cells from one surface to another, leading to inaccurate results..."

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