Egyptian blue is the world’s first known synthetic pigment, used for thousands of years until the ancient recipe was lost after the fall of the Roman Empire.
Poaching isn't just a problem of wildlife conservation. Black-market trade—like the lucrative...
The new system sequences the whole mitochondrial genome – producing profiles from even highly-...
Although every police procedural show ends with a tidy arrest, in the real world, one third of...
After three mistrials, the 1997 conviction incorporated bite-mark evidence for the first time, which apparently swayed jurors to the conviction, according to court documents.
A group of crows is called a murder — but this one may have murderous intent.
Studying the electrical activity of the brain has revealed one amazing thing: our brainwaves are individualized and unique.
Key findings from the State Department inspector general's report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails and private server and the department's email practices.
Rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings say a lot about the person wearing them, but what do those same objects tell investigators post-mortem?
Prosecutors and investigators need to bring juries to the crime scene, but virtual reality headsets could help juries see without ever leaving the courtroom.
For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain. Prosecutors had charged two brothers with their murder. But until Tuesday, no bodies had been found.
FBI officials are warning private industry partners to be on the lookout for highly stealthy keystroke loggers that surreptitiously sniff passwords and other input typed into wireless keyboards.
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said Tuesday.
A Pittsburgh man was convicted Monday of slaying two sisters who lived next door to him, based on DNA evidence and surveillance footage.
Here’s the forensic news you might have missed over the weekend, and what you’ll want to know to get you through your work week.
A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man's death from injuries he suffered in the back of a police van.
The Commonwealth's drug lab scandal widened in scope this month with revelations about the misdeeds of Sonja Farak, a state chemist who regularly got high on the job by dipping into drug samples and stores of evidence.
The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keeping African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a white woman.