Fifty-three million people have seen the computer-generated image of “Baby Doe” – the name given to the young girl whose remains were found on a beach near Boston three weeks ago. Since the image hit social media, thousands of leads have poured in to investigators.
A new video has surfaced that some believe might hold clues to finally finding out where Earhart...
This video from National Geographic gives viewers an inside look at a body farm at the Univ. of...
In the season finale of "Elementary" two identical shoe prints found at two different crime...
Back in April, the Department of Justice along with the FBI have identified 2,500 cases for review after finding that experts on its microscopic hair comparison unit overstated evidence concerning pattern-based forensic techniques in 95 percent of the 268 cases reviewed so far. Unfortunately, the cases involved 46 states and include 32 defendants that were sentenced to death, of which, 14 have already been executed or died behind bars.
Dwayne Wilson was sentenced to life last week in Ohio after his DNA matched rape kit evidence relating to assaults on four women in Cleveland in the 1990s. Wilson, who the judge called “the worst of the worst,” was about to be released from prison when evidence from a 20-year-old rape kit kept the serial pedophile behind bars.
The D.C. Consolidated Forensic Laboratory, with its shiny solar-shading panels and green roof, was a model of sustainability and efficiency when it opened with LEED Platinum certification in 2012. But only five months later, cracks in its green-glass façade had quickly appeared.
Producer of "Bones" Kathy Reichs has had great success writing a series of novels about forensic science that has been turned into one of the most successful crime procedural dramas on television today. In this episode, learn more about the scientists turned author, and why Kathy Reichs is more than just "Bones."
In this episode, learn more about the newest mobile x-ray technology that is already on crime scenes around the country, and what futuristic technology Sci-fi authors like James Patterson are already writing about.
The $220 million facility has a 20,000-gallon cistern to collect greywater, and panes on the façade that aren’t solar panels like most people think, but are connected to a small weather station on the roof.
On Friday, the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection was held at Stanford university.
During her TEDxVictoria talk, Social psychologist Elizabeth Brimacombe explains how social influence can change eyewitness testimony — and how it can affect anyone.
Bruce Schneier recently talked with Edward Snowden, who spoke using video chat from 4,500 miles away in Moscow, before an audience at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences about encryption.
This video from the 1960s shows the U.S. Army/CIA shows the importance of good pictures in forensic evidence. Does it have relevance to today?
NIST Fellow and DNA expert John Butler describes his work in DNA forensic science, how NIST standards enable accurate DNA measurements to be made, how NIST methods helped ID victims of 9/11, how he got interested in forensics, and how NIST's role in DNA forensics is making a difference.
Coalition-supported lab analyzes ballistics, fingerprints and other evidence.
Today we’ll discuss the challenges of testifying as an expert witness. As you work a case you must assume that you will be called to testify at trial.
The software and data for cloud applications are stored on servers owned by a third party and not local to the user. As such, they are not under the end user's control—a key requirement in traditional network forensics, where the examiner has either physical control over the network, or can take control by installing a piece of code on the computer to be examined.
By combining surface scans of the body with CT and MRI scans it is possible to work out what happened to a person without cutting them open. Plus: See inside the head of a man who died from a gunshot wound.