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Crime Scene Research

New technology identifies the ‘fingerprint’ of a bullet

In a global game changer for gun crime, Flinders University forensic scientists have for the first time matched gunshot residue with specific brands of...

Forensic breakthrough? Study suggests humans can be identified by the proteins in their hair

It’s hair-raising news for criminals on the run. Scientists behind a new study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, have worked out how to identify...

New blood marker could help identify age of criminal from blood stains at the crime scene

Ongoing forensic research led by University at Albany Assistant Chemistry Professor Jan Halámek and his team has revealed a simple way to estimate the...

Simple, low-cost method for DNA profiling of human hairs could help trace criminals

A simple, lower-cost new method for DNA profiling of human hairs developed by the University of Adelaide should improve opportunities to link criminals to...

New forensics technique calculates exact time of death

Determining the time of death isn't an exact science, and it becomes less and less exact as time passes. But a new method, developed...

Crystal pattern mapping can recover obliterated serial numbers in metals

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a technique for mapping deformation in metals that can recover destroyed serial...

Exploring techniques for identifying body fluids on criminal evidence

Crime scene investigation is about to get more affordable and efficient, as researchers from the National Center for Forensic Science in Orlando, Florida, have...

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