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Forensic Science Needs a Major Overhaul, Panel Says

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Science  27 Feb 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5918, pp. 1155
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5918.1155

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Last week, the National Academies' National Research Council called for a sweeping overhaul of all forensic sciences in the United States, which it says almost uniformly lack rigorous underpinnings.