Forensic genetics and ethics

Is our justice system keeping up with advances in forensic science?
14 April 2018

Interview with 

Matthias Wienroth, University of Newcastle


DNA evidence has been used in criminal cases since the 1980s, and as we’ve heard over the course of these two podcasts, the technology is advancing faster than ever. But is society keeping up with the pace of progress? According to Matthias Wienroth from the Policy, Ethics & Life Sciences Research Centre at Newcastle University, there are still some key ethical and societal crunch points that we need to address, as he explains to Kat Arney. 


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