News tagged with forensic evidence

The 'Magic' of Tin

(PhysOrg.com) -- The metal tin lacks the value and prestige of gold, silver, and platinum -- but to nuclear physicists, tin is magic.

dateAug 06, 2010 in General Physics
shares0 comments 10

Before DNA: 20th-century forensics

Historians tend to see the birth of DNA fingerprinting in 1985 as a watershed in forensic investigation - the moment that gave birth to the systematic crime scene analysis we associate with TV programmes like ...

dateSep 06, 2011 in Other
shares1 comments 0

What did our ancestors look like?

A new method of establishing hair and eye colour from modern forensic samples can also be used to identify details from ancient human remains, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...

dateJan 13, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
shares0 comments 1