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Livermore Lab-Led Study Finds Any Hair from the Human Body Can be Used for Identification

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/22/19 9:00 AM

After a year-long study, researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) Forensic Science Center (FSC) and Michigan State University have found that any hair from anywhere on the body can identify a person. The technique uses the information encoded in the proteins inside of the hairs, and can be used alongside DNA data to identify the perpetrators of sexual violence or other crimes.

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