Analyzing the Evidence on DNA

When police find DNA at a crime scene, the amount and how it’s handled are crucial components in solving a case. Greg Hampikian, Director of the Idaho Innocence Project, discusses the use and misuse of DNA analysis, and why he says all DNA evidence is not created equal.

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Greg Hampikian

Greg Hampikian is the director of the Idaho Innocence Project and a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Criminal Justice at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

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About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.