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need to know?

Post by burn17170 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:59 pm

if you had two or three hair with no root, can you tell who it belongs to. Thats if you had samples from two or three people. i hope this question makes sense to you

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Post by kolean » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:03 pm

You would not be able to do a DNA test, but each hair is unique to a person. So yes, under a microscope you can figure out who the strand of hair belongs to, if you have a standard to compare it to.

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