A massive DNA dragnet is being used by police in a remote Canadian town of 2,700 people after the remains of an 11-year-old girl were found last May.
A study has found that fingerprint brushes used to find latent prints could be picking up and...
We know what a 50,000-volt shock from a stun gun will do to a person’s body, but what happens to...
Researchers now believe they have found the exact PMI that the scent of decomposition turns to a...
The answer as to whether a DNA test can tell you your ethnic identity? Yes — and no.
Researchers have designed drones that autonomously fly through densely wooded areas that, one day, could cut response times, and help save lives.
Just a day after the Ferguson City Council rejected a negotiated consent decree to oversee policing in the Missouri city, the Justice Department filed a sweeping federal lawsuit alleging local law enforcement had violated the civil rights of minorities over a number of years.
James Clapper, the US director of national intelligence, told lawmakers that governments across the globe are likely to employ the IoT as a spy tool.
Firearms can be one of the most difficult types of evidence you’ll ever have to handle as an evidence technician. Not only are there obvious safety concerns, they can be ridiculously difficult to dispose when the time comes
If the Justice Department does not go along with the changes, a civil rights lawsuit is possible, potentially costing Ferguson millions of dollars in legal fees.
A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake during his murder trial.
The cell phone of one of the San Bernardino killers is still encrypted, despite the best efforts of mobile forensics experts to “crack” it.
The multinational team of experts released a report detailing dozens of forensic findings that contradict the official government account of the alleged slayings of 43 missing students.
Happy Lunar New Year--Monday’s Briefing has come to you a day later this week, but with all the forensic news you might have missed over the weekend, and what you’ll want to know to get you through your work week:
The social experiment is the first of its kind to demonstrate how extreme fatigue may lead to false confessions – thought to account for between 15 and 25 percent of wrongful convictions in the United States.
In November, Russia’s FSB quietly led an operation to take down the world’s most active cybercriminal groups, the operators of the banking malware Dyre.
Peter Neufeld, co-founder and co-director of the Innocence Project, explains the problems with certain types of forensic evidence.
Texas leads the nation when it comes to exonerating wrongfully convicted people, and the state may be adding to those numbers through closer scrutiny of DNA evidence practices.
The state of California filed an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit by the heirs of a Jewish art collector forced to sell the painting during the Holocaust.