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Wax lyrical

IMAGINE a murder case in which the investigators decide to discount all scientific evidence. Fingerprints, palm prints, hair – all are packed away in crates and consigned to the basement while the detectives get on interrogating suspects and witnesses….

Courtesy of Stadtarchiv Speyer

 

This article first appeared in New Scientist on 17 December 2016. To continue reading, click here.