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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

New Article: Fingerprint Analysis Shaped by Emotions

Researchers in England have found that fingerprint analysts are affected by outside information they have about the case, such as knowledge of the horrific nature of the crime or the suspect's record.  The abstract of the paper is here, and the lead author is generously taking requests for reprints. [Jack Chin]

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