DNA evidence may not be an open and shut case

| October 15, 2012
forensic DNA
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The belief that DNA samples mark out individuals like an infallible biological barcode is powerful. But the process of tying these genetic “footprints” to an individual can be compromised at key stages of an investigation.

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