Tag: forensics

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The False Promise of DNA Testing

Once viewed as a forensic “silver bullet,” DNA evidence is coming under fire.

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In the Land of Missing Persons

Alaska brims with stories of people who vanish and are given up for dead. Once in a while, the dead return.

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Framed By Forensics

Junky, out-of-date science fuels jury errors and tragic miscarriages of justice. How can we throw it out of court?

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CSI: Italian Renaissance

On paleopathologist Gino Fornaciari and his investigations into murders from centuries past.

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Mengele’s Skull

Tracking the Nazi doctor’s bones through South America.

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Weird Science

The story of dog-scent lineup innovator Keith Pikett and the not-so-scientific science behind forensics.