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How Good a Match is It? Putting Statistics into Forensic Firearms...

On February 14, 1929, gunmen working for Al Capone disguised themselves as police officers, entered the warehouse of a competing gang, and shot seven...

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...

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...

Uncovering the mystery of the 132-year-old rifle

Forensic experts begin examining Winchester found propped up against a tree in Nevada desert in bid to unravel its past. Forensic experts and archaeologists are...

Ammo Analysis: Using Isotopes to Match Bullets

We’ve all seen the classical TV crime drama clip where the over-worked genius detective throws a couple of bullets under the comparison microscope, lines...

Vincent van Gogh was MURDERED, says forensic expert

The true nature of Vincent van Gogh’s death continues to be a topic ripe for mystery – after a leading forensics expert has claimed...

The Simple Math of Why Smaller Bullets Are Deadlier

The long range rifle has been around since the 19th century, a short 100 years after Daniel Bernoulli published his book, Hydrodynamica, on the relationship...

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