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Forensic Astronomer Dates Monet Vision

Texas State University astronomer Donald Olson combined solar, tidal and weather data to identify the likely moment of the image in the Monet work Impression, Sunrise    


September 11, 2014 — Clara Moskowitz

When Science Takes the Witness Stand

In courts of law, forensic. testimony often goes unchallenged by a scientifically naive legal community. Forensic methods must be screened with greater care if justice is to be served

May 1, 1990 — Neville Colman and Peter J. Neufeld
DNA tool brings life to the long dead

DNA tool brings life to the long dead

A new DNA-based research tool developed in Poland, could help forensic specialists identify dead bodies which have either decomposed or been mutilated beyond recognition. The HIrisPlex (pron: Hirisplex) system has already been used to reveal the ...

May 9, 2013

What is touch DNA?

The technology that cleared JonBenet Ramsey's family of her murder can detect the slightest bit of genetic material. Husband and wife forensic experts Max and Lucy Houck explain:

August 8, 2008

False Confessions Confuse Forensics

Forensic investigators tended to find more evidence supporting a guilty verdict following a confession, even if it was forced or coerced. Christopher Intagliata reports

November 23, 2011


Seeking new standards for forensic DNA typing

August 1, 1989 — June Kinoshita

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