Scientists say they have developed a more rapid and accurate method that could allow crime scene investigators to tell what kind of ammunition was shot from a gun based on the residue it left behind.
This project aimed to establish an optimal formula composition of a Magneto-Rheological (MR) casting fluid, determine the limitations and benefits of using an MR solution as a casting fluid, and develop a method of creating 3-D images of casting impressions for permanent storage.
Recreational drugs are being cooked up in labs overseas. Many of these so-called designer drugs are being imported legally in amazing quantities.
A 74-year-old California woman is free after serving 32 years of a life sentence for her role in a 1981 killing.
DNA is the one thing that remains with a victim, and for that reason and others, it can be a powerful tool in combatting human trafficking.
This study evaluated Raman spectroscopy as a method for identifying and analyzing pigments in automotive and architectural paint samples and compared it with other analytical methods.
A Jacksonville man is accused of organized fraud and grand theft after “touch DNA” linked him to an October 2013 crime, according to a Flagler County, Fla., sheriff’s spokesman.
The independent report from forensics expert Michael Bromwich gives those at Houston's Police crime lab reason to hope.
This project sought to establish a database of digital radiographs and demographic data from modern and diverse American fetuses, infants, and children and, to a limited degree, investigate methods of statistical analysis
GE Healthcare Life Sciences and NetBio have commenced an extensive developmental validation of DNAscan™ Rapid DNA Analysis™ System.
Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kleibert signed an Emergency Rule recently adding eight more synthetic cannabinoids, commonly known as Synthetic Marijuana, to the state's banned list.
DNA can already tell us the sex and ancestry of unknown individuals, but now an international team of researchers is beginning to connect genetics with facial features, degrees of femininity and racial admixture.
A centralized network of traffickers working with one supplier funneled synthetic drugs into the Des Moines, Iowa area, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue, authorities contend in search warrants filed in Polk County District Court.
This study evaluated the efficacy of using LA-ICP-MS to analyze different types of tape and copper wire to identify and quantify trace elements not readily amenable to existing methods.
With the 20th anniversary of the suicide of Kurt Cobain coming up next month, Seattle police knew they'd be getting plenty of questions about the Nirvana frontman.