Researchers seek to use hair protein analysis as a more reliable alternative to hair microscopy

Ah, the evolution of a forensic news release about a “breakthrough” into the world of validation. It shouldn’t be done afterwards. But as this says, backwards is how bitemarks and hair shaft comparisons got their start. And that turned out to be a criminal justice disaster.

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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