Archive: 24/02/2006

Earprints as evidence?

Burglars often listen at windows and doors, leaving an earprint behind, which, just like a finger print, can be used to trace them. Lynn Meijerman is researching the value of ear prints as evidence in identifying criminals.

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World first forensic technique announced

A team led by a University of Leicester forensic pathologist is believed to be the first in the world to use a new radiological approach for mass fatality investigation. Traditionally 2 types of radiology are used in mass ...

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Mini robots to undertake major tasks?

From cell manipulation to micro assembly, micro robots devised by an international team of researchers offer a glimpse of the future.

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Organic Hydrogen Storage

Fossil fuels are limited and polluting, hence the search for alternatives. One suitable and environmentally sound fuel would be hydrogen; unfortunately there are currently few technical possibilities for the construction ...

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Analysts expect to see more wireless IPOs

Investment in the wireless technology industry is on the rise, and analysts expect to see more companies issuing initial public offerings on the stock market.

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French police choose IDenta equipment

The French National Police, including much of the drug-enforcement network, chose Israeli firm IDenta's equipment this week to outfit their units.

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Re-used needles not cause of African HIV

An epidemiological analysis has cast doubt on a theory that most sub-Saharan African HIV cases are transmitted by unsafe medical injections.

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iRobot's PackBot on the front lines

Almost three years into the Iraq conflict and four into the Afghanistan war, the phrase "improvised explosive devices" has become one that is met with hesitation. This is a new style of combat that's still being studied, ...

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