Your spitting image

Your spitting image

Researchers are using saliva bacteria to tell people apart and detectives may be next

By | Posted November 16, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

By | Posted June 29, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

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Putting names to bones

Putting names to bones

The art and science of identifying famous people from the past

By | Posted March 7, 2016

Putting a face to crime

Putting a face to crime

Forensic artist Stephen Mancusi creates “bad guy drawings”

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Microbial medical examiners

Microbial medical examiners

Are bacteria the super sleuths of the future? Study suggests that microbes could help determine time of death in tricky murder cases.

By | Posted October 24, 2013

Q&A: The science of feather forensics

Q&A: The science of feather forensics

Carla Dove, a forensic ornithologist at the Smithsonian, explains how plumage from bird strikes helps improve aviation safety

By | Posted November 1, 2012

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Researchers use acoustics to help soldiers better defend themselves from sniper fire.

By | Posted January 29, 2007