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Thursday, April 9, 2015

A bite mark matching advocacy group just conducted a study that discredits bite mark evidence

Here's an interesting article from the Washington Post about Forensic Odontology.

Check out this quote, "the problem with bite mark analysis was never the lack of a flow chart. The problem is that there has never been any real scientific research to support its two main underlying premises — that human dentition is unique, and that human skin is capable of registering and recording that uniqueness in a useful way. And the research that has been done strongly suggests those two premises are not true." Ouch!

Read the whole article here.

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