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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


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


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


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


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


Samsung, LG smartwatches give up personal data to researchers

In an era of identity theft and government surveillance, two smartwatches might not be doing you any favors keeping your privacy intact.

By June 11, 2015


Bring on the brains! 'iZombie' reanimated for second season

More gray-matter munchies and murder mysteries lie ahead for Liv and her pals as "iZombie" is greenlit for a second season on The CW Network.

By May 7, 2015


Doctors kill golden staph using a 1,000-year-old remedy

A recipe found in a ninth-century Anglo Saxon book of medical remedies has proven effective in killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

By March 30, 2015


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


X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015