crime scene investigation

Recent Study Improves Shoe Print Forensics

by Carnegie Mellon University
A new model improves how uncertainty is calculated when matching shoe print evidence, strengthening the validity of this forensics technique

A Solution to a Hairy Problem in Forensic Science

by National Institute of Standards and Technology

Until now, protocols for dissolving hair keratins required roughly 10 milligrams of hair, or about 100 5-centimeter strands—a quantity not likely to be found at a crime scene