Heart disease and cancer are overwhelmingly the most common causes of death in the United States. But researchers always like to dig deeper in to health trends than that. A new map, published by the CDC, shows the illnesses and accidents that disproportionately claim people in each state.
It is perhaps symbolic that the statue of Justice atop the dome crowning the white limestone...
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case on Thursday viewed autopsy photos of some of the 12...
The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now...
As operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrated, the enemy is adept at making inexpensive improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, and modifying them over time to become even more lethal. So, departments of the U.S. Army came up with a plan to provide training and equipment to frontline Soldiers - particularly explosives ordnance personnel - to do forensics to speed up investigations.
The Hatton Garden heist was a daring raid that involved climbing down lift shafts, drilling through a reinforced concrete wall, gaining entry to a secure vault and breaking numerous secure metal safe boxes before making away with valuables, right under the noses of security and police. But the investigation moved from snail’s, to making several charges in 48 hours. So what goes on and why is it all so slow?
The hunt for a registered sex offender suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her son intensified Thursday after police raided but failed to find anyone inside a home in western Missouri, where the man was charged last month for allegedly keeping the woman confined in a wooden box.
Digital forensics isn't only about fancy tools and technologies that aid investigators in their work. It's as much about ingenuity and creativity as technology, and requires a unique array of skill: the technical savvy of a science- club geek married with the curiosity that marks a seasoned detective.
If you sell or gift your old Android phone to someone, is it enough to do a factory reset to wipe all your sensitive data? And if your Android gets stolen, how sure are you that your anti-theft solution will do a good job wiping it and/or locking the device? Two researchers have published two papers that answer those questions.
Recently, a Canadian 17-year-old pleaded guilty to 23 charges relating to swatting calls and other false police reports, many of which had targeted his online opponents in the video game League of Legends.
A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London, authorities said.
As an undetectable means of bumping someone off, poison has fallen steeply out of favour in recent times, forensic technology having advanced to such a degree that the presence of even the smallest quantities of any toxic agent in a corpse will now almost inevitably be detected.
Tens of thousands of HTTPS-protected websites, mail servers, and other widely used Internet services are vulnerable to a new attack that lets eavesdroppers read and modify data passing through encrypted connections, a team of computer scientists has found.
A Chinese university denied on Thursday U.S. espionage charges filed against three of its staff who are among six Chinese people the United States has accused of stealing technology often used in military systems.
Scientists, conducting research to better understand the chemical processes involved in superglue fuming of both recent and aged latent prints, discovered that the fuming process is more efficient when the print temperature is between 10-15 degrees Celsius (50-59 degrees Fahrenheit).
The Justice Department warned lawmakers that the National Security Agency will have to wind down its bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the end of the week if Congress fails to reauthorize the Patriot Act.
Photographs showing a North Korean missile launched from a submarine were manipulated by state propagandists and the country may be years away from developing such technology, analysts and a top U.S. military official said on Tuesday.
At the time 14-year-old Adam Gray was arrested for setting a fire that killed two people, the evidence that the fire had been intentionally set seemed unassailable. But now, nearly two decades after his conviction, Gray hopes to win his freedom after Illinois prosecutors agreed to a hearing on his claim that the fire was not arson.
Luck ran out Tuesday for the thieves who broke into a safe deposit in London's diamond district and seemed to have pulled off the perfect jewel heist over Easter weekend. More than 200 Scotland Yard officers closed in on them - nine arrests being made.