What if bad science put you in prison for a crime you didn't commit? How many guilty offenders are still out there because of pseudoscience, fraud or disorganized laboratories? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, join Joe and Christian for part two of our review of forensic science in the courtroom. How accurate is the analysis of fingerprints, ballistics, hair, bite marks, fire and DNA?
The Failings of Forensic Science, Part II
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Topics in this Podcast: scientific method, criminal investigation, justice system, blood spatter, chromatography, fingerprint analysis, csi effect, methodology, national academy of science, the innocence project, national research council, the frye test, the daubert standard, ballistics matching, fire analysis, hair analysis, dna testing, forensics, forensic science, bite mark analysis, christian sager, pseudoscience