News tagged with forensic investigators

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 ...

Sep 06, 2011
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Sony: Co. is victim of sophisticated cyber attack

The data breach of Sony's PlayStation Network resulted from a "very carefully planned, very professional, highly sophisticated criminal cyber attack designed to steal personal and credit card information for illegal purposes," ...

May 04, 2011
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Forensics: A call for evidence

Many people today rely heavily on instant messaging services such as AIM, Windows Live Messenger and Google Talk for communications, and an increasing number of users are accessing these online chat services ...

Jan 21, 2011
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CT helps identify bullet trajectories

Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices, according to a study published online and in the March issue of Radiology.

Jan 11, 2011
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Hair color of unknown offenders is no longer a secret

The hair color of an unknown perpetrator who has committed a crime will soon no longer be a secret for forensic investigators. Erasmus MC scientists, in collaboration with their Polish colleagues, have discovered that DNA ...

Jan 03, 2011
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