New method may accurately identify body fluids at crime scenes

Identifying different types of body fluids can help forensic experts reconstruct a crime scene, but it's difficult to do so. In a study published in Electrophoresis, researchers developed a method using two different types ...

Study on cadavers shows ant activity can mislead investigators

Understanding ant activity on bodies can help us reconstruct the events that occurred at the time of death and during early post-mortem periods. For the first time, a study has been carried out looking at 10 real cases of ...

DNA evidence on dogs can help track down offenders

Canines are often used in tracking down criminals but forensic science researchers say they could also help provide crucial evidence in police investigations—by being a witness or resident at the crime scene.

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