Forensic science: The future of body fluid identification

Sophie Carr

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At present, the scientific techniques and tests available to locate and identify particular body fluids are both time consuming and destructive in nature.Technological advances have led the way to rapid, miniaturised, DNA analysis with the ability to obtain a DNA profile from a small number of cells. Forensic science is calling for assistance to develop current body fluid detection capabilities in line with the advances of DNA and the requirements of the criminal justice system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)310-313
JournalMeasurement & Control
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009


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