Tagged: DNA forensics

Shaky forensic ground in Oz - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Apr 11, 2010

Australia is now joining the fray regarding the adequacy of some areas of science that are applied in the legal (forensic) arena: Forensic science in the dock, State puts DNA and forensics under microscope. Once again, the finger is being pointed at DNA, but I suspect people like to pick on DNA because it’s something we [...] … Read More

DNA, Peter Gill and the CSI Effect - Forensic Scientist

Anna Sandiford Feb 17, 2010

I’ve been preaching for some time now about the problems that programs like CSI cause regarding the general perception of the capabilities of forensic science – and look, here is one of the world’s foremost DNA scientists and pioneers of DNA in forensics saying exactly the same thing, specifically about DNA: CSI no relevance to real [...] … Read More