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United States

18 June 2012

Time (USA)

It sounds like something from a futuristic thriller: police pick up spent bullet shells, find a tiny code on them that reveals what gun they were shot from and then use the ID to track down the killer. The technology to do this, called microstamping, is actually available today, but what's stopping it from being used — and many criminals from being caught — is politics. There are battles raging across the U.S. over microstamping, with supporters of the new... (

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