Value of X-ray Films of Hand and Wrist in Human Identification

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Science  15 Jan 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3394, pp. 155-156
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3394.155-a


As seen in the x-ray film, the individual bones of the hand and wrist differ sufficiently in form from one person to another so that such films can be valuable aids in establishing personal identification in either the living or the dead.