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Can Lab Sleuths Clinch the Case?

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Science  30 Nov 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5548, pp. 1811
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5548.1811

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Summary

Would DNA evidence from anthrax spores hold up in court? At the moment, few researchers would bet on it, because microbial genetic analysis is not as standardized as human DNA analysis is.