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This DNA sequencer fits in the palm of your hand

A team of British and Canadian researchers has managed to successfully sequence the full genome of a living organism using a machine the size...

New 3D Crime Scene Scanner unveiled by New Zealand Forensic Services

New Zealand's leading forensic agency has revealed its latest crime fighting tool, and it's taken it one step closer to a real-life version of...

Student leads race for instant DNA detection

PhD candidate Evelyn Linardy is working on a portable DNA testing device that will allow doctors, researchers and border security to identify samples within...

Four Reasons You Should Not Dry Evidence in a Fume Hood

When drying evidence in a fume hood, it is often very difficult to maintain chain of custody, prevent cross contamination, and properly decontaminate the...

New machine offers DNA-testing for crime scene investigations that will identify criminals in a matter of HOURS

CSI has taken a step closer to reality as rapid DNA testing that could identify killers in hours has been revealed. The method reduces the...

Queensland Police mapping crime scenes with 3D scanner

The Queensland police has purchased a AU$37,000 Zebedee for its very own for mapping crime scenes. Zebedee consists of a Lidar scanner, which images spaces by analysing...

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Trees and shrubs might reveal the location of decomposing bodies

Plants could help investigators find dead bodies. Botanists believe the sudden flush of nutrients into the soil from decomposition may affect nearby foliage. If...

Are Detectives discounting the associative value of fingerprints that fall short of an identification in their investigations?

Every day, Fingerprint Experts in every latent office across the globe examine fingermarks that they determine to fall short of an identification....

Using the NCIC Bayesian Network to improve your AFIS searches

This National Crime Information Centre (NCIC) Bayesian network is based on the statistical data of general patterns of fingerprints on the hands...

DNA decontamination of fingerprint brushes

Using fingerprint brushes across multiple crime scenes yields a high risk of DNA cross-contamination. Thankfully an Australian study has discovered a quick and easy way to safely decontaminate fingerprint brushes to prevent this contamination risk and allows the brushes to be safely reused even after multiple cleaning cycles.

Detection of latent fingerprint hidden beneath adhesive tape by optical coherence tomography

Adhesive tape is a common item which can be encountered in criminal cases involving rape, murder, kidnapping and explosives. It is often the case...
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