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forensics

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Glowing fingerprints leave old forensic techniques in the dust

After a brush with burglars, an Australian scientist has developed a new technique to 'dust' for fingerprints, creating a solution that makes fingerprints glow under blacklight.

By October 19, 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015

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Forensic teams could fight crime with blacklight fingerprints (Tomorrow Daily 263 show notes)

After scientist Dr. Kang Liang experienced a home robbery, he spent time developing a new way to acquire fingerprints. This new technique is easy to use, develops in 30 seconds and offers bright, bold fingerprints for a forensic investigator to photograph.

By October 22, 2015

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New crimefighting technique makes fingerprints glow neon (Tomorrow Daily 263)

Ashley discusses Stanford's auto-drifting DeLorean, a new and more efficient way for forensics teams to recover fingerprints and a 3D-printed car and house that can power each other.

By October 22, 2015

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Forensic artist performs facial reconstruction on Crystal Head vodka bottle

What happens when a forensic artist gets their hands on a skull-shaped bottle of Crystal Head vodka?

By February 17, 2014

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Sony hackers were 'sloppy,' FBI chief says

The head of the FBI says the hackers responsible for Sony's data breach "got sloppy," which enabled forensics teams to unmask the culpable country.

By January 8, 2015

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Forensic noise analysis helps to identify tampered photos

A new forensic method to identify tampered photos has been developed. It works by detecting inconsistencies in digital noise.

By February 20, 2013

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Researchers discover how to tell the age of a fingerprint

Within a year, police forensics could be employing the new method of determining which fingerprints are relevant to a crime scene.

By June 4, 2014

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Do the eyes have it? How corneal reflections could help solve crimes

A study with implications for forensics shows that images reflected in bystanders' eyes could yield useful information, despite their low resolution.

By January 8, 2014

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Bin Laden's computers will test U.S. forensics

A secretive U.S. government agency called the National Media Exploitation Center is likely in charge of analyzing the computers and hard drives seized from bin Laden's home in Pakistan.

By May 6, 2011