At long last, it seems that dogged investigation and advanced technology may have finally solved...
The Wayne County Medical Examiner is sending swab samples from dead bodies to Michigan State...
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that a criminal defendant can be compelled to give up his fingerprint, but not his pass code, to allow police to open and search his cellphone.
The skulls of an older man and woman were found at a Connecticut waste transfer station near some books and videos on witchcraft and Satan, police said Friday.
The era of “Big Data” is already upon us and the continued exponential growth of electronic devices and archival storage capacity will soon reach a crises point regarding digital forensic analysis and investigations.
Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced the final appointments to the Organization for Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), established to coordinate development of standards and guidelines for the forensic science community.
Spectral Surface Mapping™ gives CRAIC microspectrometer users the ability to map the spectral responses across of surfaces of their samples point-by-point. With microscopic spatial resolution, surface profiles can be created using UV-visible-NIR transmission, absorbance, emission, fluorescence and polarization microspectral data.
Additional evidence was presented during a Clark County trial where two young men are charged in the murder of a Clarksville man. Clark County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Jeremy Mull presented testimony from an Indiana State Police forensic scientist who processed fingerprints and footprints taken from the home of Steven Baldwin, who was killed nearly 19 months ago.
Just in time for Halloween, a forensic anthropologist will study human remains found by contractors digging a swimming pool.
A law that requires DNA samples from everyone arrested on a felony charge has drawn little attention in the nearly four months it has been in practice in Nevada, despite criticism that it would violate the privacy of people who hadn't been convicted of a crime.
A forensic pathologist quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about the shooting death of Michael Brown said some of her statements concerning the autopsy were taken out of context.
Centice Corporation has announced that a major federal agency is now using the Centice MFL-3000 drug analysis system to aid in prescription pill abuse operations.
Over the years we have been invited in to see many morgues of various ages, designs, and with varying wear and tear. We have designed and observed the construction of several facilities and have been invited to tour other new facilities. There are many lessons to be learned in each of these facilities. Some of these are lessons on what to implement in your own facility, while many of these are examples of what not to emulate.
An ocean's oxygen levels may play a role in the impact of marine predators on bodies when they are immersed in the sea, according to a new study.
Police said a heroin sample tied to a suspected overdose tested positive for Fentanyl, a narcotic drug that is more powerful and more life-threatening than heroin itself.
Researchers are developing inexpensive, portable toxicology laboratories so small you could fit them in your wallet. The development of these microfluidic chips could be used for toxicology and drug discovery testing.