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Can forensic scientists match—with certainty—a bullet, fingerprint, or strand of hair to a crime suspect?

Posted on: December 7th, 2019 by Terrell Smith Juth No Comments

Despite what we see on TV and in the movies, no, they can’t. In fact, the only way to connect a piece of evidence to a specific person with near-certainty is through nuclear DNA analysis of biological material.