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Science Needed To Help Free Innocent Prisoners
2012-08-20 14:08:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thousands of convicted inmates are sitting in a prison, including dozens on death row, that are innocent, but one project is collaborating with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to try and keep forensic experts accountable to science. Forensic scientists, attorneys and others that are a part of The Innocence Project put out a call to scientists at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society to get...

2008-05-15 13:40:00

Although the use of bite marks as evidence in criminal trials has been looked down upon by some forensic experts, researchers at Marquette University claim to have developed a new computer program capable of measuring bite marks.Researchers said they hope it will lead to a substantial database of bite characteristics that can be used as notable evidence in criminal prosecutions."The naysayers are saying, 'You can throw all this out. It's junk science. It's voodoo. This is a bunch of boobs...

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