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Published: 16 November 2016

Dr Melanie Bailey in the Guardian (14 November 2016)

Dr Melanie Bailey (lecturer in analytical and forensic science) gave her expert opinion in a recent news story on chemical traces on your phone reveal your lifestyle.

Dr Bailey talks about how chemical traces found on your handset can be linked with the fingerprints on the handset. This combined information can be used to track down a suspect that used the handset in a crime.

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