Body farms have been documenting human decomposition for years. Now, a new study is determining what can be learned from bone "patterning" in New England.
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.
Four defendants pleaded guilty to illegally felling and stealing special maple trees in Washington state – based largely on the genetic identification found within the logs.
The LAPD have opened a new forensic investigation into one of the most enduring unsolved murder cases in American history.
Before connecting to the wireless network, the wireless router needs to be made as secure as possible to prevent unauthorized access.
Forensic investigators exhumed a coffin, and decapitated the corpse, to prove the identity of the body inside. Pathologists examined the skull and teeth, and finally reached a decision in the bizarre case of Lee Harvey Oswald.
A couple of years ago I was part of a panel of forensic pathologists who posed ethical questions to both forensic experts and attorneys. We got very different answers.
If 2015 is to be considered “the year of the breach” with almost weekly compromises becoming the norm, 2016 will be considered the “year of the exploit.”
Experts say pollen forensic in the US is “miles behind” the rest of the world, but a new study is, again, showing the discipline's usefulness.
A forensic scientist allegedly seen "dry labbing" a suspected marijuana sample in NJ has been suspended, as attorneys consider thousands of other cases he handled.
Recent developments in the Texas criminal justice system may point towards the necessity of, once again, looking back at convictions because of new DNA technology.
Advances in DNA sequencing techniques and an unceremonious burial place covered over with quicklime would help scientists ID the remains almost a century later.
Arson may be motivated by psychological problems, insurance fraud, or to cover-up of other crimes, and are some of the most challenging scenes crime scene investigators will ever encounter.
DNA genotyping isn’t just for uniquely fingerprinting suspects in criminal cases, like violent crimes, but now even smuggled drugs are coming under the sequencer.
A forensic investigation traces the death of a high school girl, found by the side of the Garden State Parkway in the fall of 1965, to one of New Jersey’s most infamous suspected serial killers.