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New fingerprint technology that means evidence can no longer be wiped away

PUBLISHED July 3, 2013

We all know the scene in the movies where the criminal wipes his gun and the door handles with his hankie so as not to leave any trace of his presence. Now scientists claim to have invented a method that could identify his fingerprints, regardless of how much wiping has taken place. So how much of a difference will it make?

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