News tagged with forensic

Bacteria renew mystery over Chilean poet Neruda's death

Family of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda said Thursday forensic experts have found evidence of a massive bacterial infection in his remains, increasing their suspicion that he was poisoned by dictator Augusto Pinochet's regime.

dateMay 28, 2015 in Other
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DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unit

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in the FBI Laboratory's microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against ...

dateApr 19, 2015 in Internet
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Fascist sperm busts DNA frontier

Forensic experts in Italy said Thursday they had reconstructed the DNA of a national war hero and poet by analysing semen he left on a handkerchief given to a lover 100 years ago.

dateMar 12, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Sweetie 2.0 software tackles online child sex abuse

Tilburg professors Stefan Bogaerts (Clinical Forensic Psychology) and Bert-Jaap Koops (Regulation & Technology) are involved, in cooperation with children's rights organization Terre des Hommes, in upgrading ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Software
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