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Science  15 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5400, pp. 295
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5400.295e

Doing good science is something like detective work: investigating hypotheses and following up leads. The two fields are one and the same for forensic scientists, who analyze everything from DNA to maggots on a corpse to help solve crimes. This week, Science's Next Wave takes you into the world of forensics, covering what the jobs are like and how to get one.

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