Маржан Мырзаханова, Ерлан Мырзаханов


This article reviews the examination of hair and its role in forensic area. The forensic examination of hair is a well-established discipline and had been so for two centuries. Examination is largely based on microscopy, which may enable the hair analyst to identify a hair, characterize specific features of the hair and conduct comparative examinations. Education and training underpin the ability of the hair analyst with the specialized knowledge and expertise required to proficiently conduct these examinations and give appropriate weight to the findings.

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