News tagged with forensic

Computer programs improve fingerprint grading

Subjectivity is problematic when evaluating fingerprints, and quality is in the eye of the examiner. But three computer programs used together can give fingerprint grading unprecedented consistency and objectivity, ...

dateJul 03, 2013 in Software
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Invasive fly species continues to move northward

The local discovery of a species of fly not native to the Midwest could have significant implications on forensic investigations involving decomposing remains, according to a forensic biology researcher at ...

dateJul 02, 2013 in Ecology
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Toward the origin of America's first settlers

The most supported traditional hypothesis points out that the earliest well-established human culture in the North American continent were the Clovis, a population of hunters who arrived about 13,000 years ...

dateApr 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Chile successfully exhumes body of poet Neruda

(AP)—Chilean forensic experts exhumed the body of Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda on Monday, trying to solve a four-decade mystery about the death of one the greatest poets of the 20th century.

dateApr 09, 2013 in Other
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