Forensic science isn't 'reliable' or 'unreliable': It depends on the questions you're trying to answer

DNA evidence has revolutionized forensic science in the past few years, cracking open cold cases and bringing both convictions and exonerations. The same techniques help archaeologists and anthropologists studying remains from ancient peoples or human ancestors.

Forensic science isn't 'reliable' or 'unreliable': It depends on the questions you're trying to answer

After recent criticism in the US and the UK, forensic science is now coming under attack in Australia. Several recent reports have detailed concerns that innocent people have been jailed because ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

Analysis of fingermarks with synchrotron techniques provide new insights

The findings by lead researchers Prof Simon Lewis and Dr. Mark Hackett may provide opportunities to optimise current fingermark detection methods or identify new detection strategies for forensic ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

Forensic proteomics, a new tool for crime labs and anthropology

DNA evidence has revolutionized forensic science in the past few years, cracking open cold cases and bringing both convictions and exonerations. The same techniques help archaeologists and anthropologists ...

Tue 10 Sep 19 from Phys.org

Where DNA falls short in cracking crimes, scientists can use this new tool, Thu 12 Sep 19 from Science Blog

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