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    Do twins have identical or similar fingerprints? [E] [E] [E]
    Fingerprint Similarity Between Siblings and Non-related People [P]
    Build Your Own Lie-Detector / Polygraph [E]
    Determine which characteristic of typing is most unique and will yield a better biometric: times in between keystrokes or length of time keys are held down. [P] [P]
    Learn about forensic science by performing balloon spatter experiments. [E]
    Study the science of mummification by mummifying a hot dog using baking soda. [E]
    How ink can help forensic scientists to catch criminals. [E]
    Testing for Bias in a Photo Lineup [E]
    Confidence and Accuracy in Eyewitness Identifications [E]
    Determine whether or not memories change over time, leading to wrongful convictions. [P]
    Measure, share and record biometric data [E]
    Paper Chromatography: An Experiment [E]
    Create a DNA Fingerprint (6-12) - NOVA [E]

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