Part of the defense's argument relies on some unknowns concerning the secondary transfer of trace amounts of genetic material.
The trial against the accused serial killer, who has been dubbed the “Grim Sleeper,” now turns to the validity of ballistics evidence.
Three researchers have re-examined the cases in light of statistics and the law to “unpick” the massive statistical errors.
Bogus medicines promise a lucrative gain for unscrupulous peddlers worldwide. But even if they’re caught, the human health toll has already been taken.
Researchers found no link between increases in overdoses and high-trafficking areas, suggesting the drugs are dispersed quickly throughout the country.
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 man who served 24 years in prison for a rape conviction was exonerated and released today – the first of its kind based on the latest DNA-mixture analysis.
As the world grieves the death of iconic musician Prince, authorities confirmed that an autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, and the results could be days or weeks away.
That’s how much FBI Director James Comey implied, Thursday, that the FBI paid to an unidentified third party to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
A mass grave of 80 ancient skeletons, dozens of which are shackled, are evidence of a slaughter in the 7th century B.C., just as Athens was in its first flowering of democracy.
The tunnel was equipped with a rail system, lighting, a ventilation system, and even a commercial elevator on the Mexico-side that could fit up to ten people, authorities said.
Craniometrics is an anthropological discipline where skull measurements are used to determine ancestry. But, that's becoming harder and harder in the American melting pot.
Researchers are developing a new way to scan large shipping containers using “mono-energetic gamma-ray imaging,” that can detect atomic number and material density of a sample.
Marina Lonina, 18, pleaded not guilty to rape, kidnapping, sexual battery, and pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor for watching and recording the alleged assault.
The cameras record at 30 frames per second, are integrated for use with smart phones, and can withstand a 10-foot drop onto concrete.