The field of forensic science, like other areas of science, is continuously changing with the introduction of new technologies. The application of technology designed for one area to another unrelated area is becoming more the rule than the exception. What is today's high-tech achievement is tomorrow's routine procedure. Technology related to firearms and fingerprints is no different. This final chapter will explore some of the emerging technology associated with these two disciplines and set the stage for what the future may hold.
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