The latest verdict on DNA fingerprinting

April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 16, p17
Discusses what the `New York Times' meant to write in its front-page story on DNA fingerprinting last week. The basis of a new report on DNA fingerprinting; Definition of DNA fingerprinting; The chances of accusing the wrong person using the procedure; The use of the procedure in courts; Why the National Academy of Sciences panel endorsed the technique; Advice from the panel to prosecutors.


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