Identifying which samples might be from the assailant is paramount to investigators, and determining spermatozoa morphologies can sometimes be the key to cracking the case.
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Mandatory testing could be costly. Its estimated that $1 billion has already been spent since...
Some 40,000 cases are now reviewable due to the “egregious” work of former chemist Annie Dookhan...
Using powder x-ray diffraction, scanning electron and transmission electron microscopy, and other methods, researchers examined the bones, which were found in 2011.
Wint was allegedly leaving a hotel in Washington D.C. with two females in a car, followed by two men driving a box truck with $10,000 cash inside.
Daron Dylon Wint, 34, is now being sought in the killing of a man, woman, their son, and their housekeeper after DNA evidence on a piece of Domino's piece was found at the murder scene.
From a forensic perspective, the Recycle Bin can be a “gold mine” for gathering probative evidence which can be extremely valuable for investigative purposes. There are many forensic tools available that are designed to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin.
Tianjin University Prof. Hao Zhang has been arrested in connection with a 32-count indictment that charges him and five others. The defendants are accused of economic espionage and theft of trade secrets for their roles in a long-running effort to obtain U.S. trade secrets for the benefit of universities and companies controlled by the Chinese government.
John Bambenek, a handler for the Internet Storm Center at the SANS Institute continues his discusion of takedowns with DFI News/Forensic Magazine. In part 2, Bambenek give us more details of his work disrupting criminal networks. He tells us how he avoids the risk of destroying information both for the victims and for law enforcement trying to obtain evidence.
Four sham cancer charities were charged with bilking more than $187 million from consumers by telling donors the funds would help cancer patients, including children – but then pocketed the money, federal authorities announced.
The person, dressed all in black, is seen holding what appears to be a white object, according to the pixelated and intermittent images posted to Youtube by the Metropolitan Police Department over the weekend.
Waco police Sgt. Patrick Swanton told media outlets that the weapons taken by police are mostly firearms and knives, but a chain with a padlock attached was also seized that was allegedly used for the purpose of beating others.
Ross Ulbricht, convicted of seven counts related to running the Silk Road drug marketplace website, used internet resources to look after the welfare of his clients.
The obvious path to acquire a Windows PC has always been “pull the plug, take the disk out, connect to an imaging device and collect evidence." Sound familiar? Well, in today’s connected world things do not work quite like that. In this article, we will have a look at measure the investigator has to take before taking the disk out, even before pulling the plug.
The Amtrak train crash that resulted in eight deaths and hundreds of injuries last week is being investigated with a new lead – that the train may have been struck by a projectile before the fatal derailment.
The campaign warns it will collect cigarette butts, coffee cups, and other sources of DNA – and could use the genetic material found on it to construct a face of whoever didn’t throw away their trash, making them the literal poster-child for the campaign.
William Evans sat down with Forensic Magazine to talk about the Boston Marathon Bombing and the sentencing. "I just have very mixed emotions," Evans said. "I’ll say this: If you are for the death penalty, this is an ideal case of someone who deserves it."
A recent study published in Microbiome, found that “skin-associated” bacteria can be identified on a number of different surfaces—including shoes, cellphones and computer keyboards—and that differences in the nature of these micro-bacterial communities can be used to distinguish who handled them.