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Hair Fiber Analysis Could Provide Investigators With New Clues

Hair fiber analysis, a forensic crime tool with a questionable past, could soon have a brighter future thanks to the development of a
more refined scientific technique that could reveal much about a person’s lifestyle. Scientists say the new technique could potentially provide investigators with vital clues about a person’s age, sex, body mass, diet and exercise habits that could help them hone in on potential suspects.

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