Hair analysis on trial after FBI admits to using flawed evidence

http://feeds.newscientist.com/c/749/f/638484/s/459199e5/sc/7/l/0L0Snewscientist0N0Carticle0Cdn273860Ehair0Eanalysis0Eon0Etrial0Eafter0Efbi0Eadmits0Eto0Eusing0Eflawed0Eevidence0Bhtml0Dcmpid0FRSS0QNSNS0Q20A120EGLOBAL0Qnews/story01.htm

The FBI has admitted that flawed evidence was accepted in nearly all of the trials that took place over the 1980s and 90s. Is hair analysis still any use at all?

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