Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Reliability of Forensic Sciences

The Reliability of Forensic Sciences

DNA Analysis is the standard

Alec Jeffreys, a British geneticist in 1984 uncovered DNA fingerprinting which is the most crucial forensic tool of our times. Examining and interpretation of DNA fingerprinting has been recognized as the most reliable tool of forensic science today. However, it had to undergo extensive experimentation and validation before it was recognized as a reliable tool. It has been successfully used as a tool to point out the perpetrator of a crime, to identify the lineage of the crime and exempt the people who are wrongfully convicted.

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