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Remains of Nazi anatomy professors victims found at French forensic institute

Remains belonging to victims of Nazi anatomy professor August Hirt have been found at a forensic medicine institute in eastern France, local authorities said...

Forensic Teams Exhume Tikrit Mass Graves Suspected to Hold Bodies of 1,700 Iraqi Soldiers

Forensic experts in Tikrit have begun the delicate and gruesome task of exhuming mass graves believed to contain the remains of up to 1,700...

DNA matches not possible for remains believed to be missing Mexico students’

Forensic scientists trying to identify remains believed to belong to some of 43 missing students missing in Mexico have failed to find sufficient usable...

One of Missing 43 Students In Mexico Is Identified Among Incinerated Remains

Forensics experts have identified one of the missing Mexican students among incinerated remains found in a remote dump in Cocula, Guerrero, relatives said, at least partially...

British forensic experts work with Mexican parents to create database of disappeared

As Mexican president announces police revamp following student atrocity outrage, British-funded project aims to identify human remains buried in mass graves across violence-plagued country. British...

Canadian-Based Forensic Anthropologists are Helping Bring Closure to Guatemalan Genocide Victims

by Raf Katigbak, VICE From an outsider's perspective, the job of a forensic anthropologist can seem almost mundane. There's the practical side: the digging, the meticulous...

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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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