Tag Archives: DNA

DNA Profiling Solves the Murder: 5 Cold Cases Resolved in 2016

Photo courtesy of tuuv.tk. The accuracy of DNA profiling is developing at a rapid pace. And, as a result, the landscape of modern law enforcement is evolving. The accurate results of criminal DNA analysis not only assist in putting criminals … Continue reading

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Modern DNA Profiling: Two Infamous Cold Cases Solved

Photo courtesy of kotatv.com. Once the horrific act of murder has been committed, there is generally a relatively short window of time for law enforcement to solve the mystery. As time passes, the chance of a solving a murder case … Continue reading

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6 Fascinating Advances in Forensic Science

Photo courtesy of http://www.mitnicksecurity.com. Forensic science is a captivating topic, as evidenced by the droves of television shows and movies that dabble in the theme. The problem is – these programs, albeit entertaining, are full of misinformation. One common entertainment … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Understanding Mitochondrial DNA with D.P. Lyle

I’m absolutely delighted to have D.P. Lyle on my blog today! He’s an amazing writer, doctor, and forensic expert. I had the honor and opportunity to serve with him on a panel at Bouchercon 2014 to talk about forensics and … Continue reading

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FACT or FICTION: Forensics and Crime Scene Investigation Portrayed in Entertainment

(article originally posted on CrimeFictionBook.com 11/19/2015) If you’re not already reading crime writer/criminologist Jennifer Chase’s blog and Emily Stone series of novels, you’re missing out. In addition to those great reads, Chase cranks out posts on her website worthy of a … Continue reading

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Gruesome Mysteries: Forensics Cracks the Case

Photo courtesy of fineartamerica.com For many of us, the area in which we live is filled with relative peace and tranquility. But, sometimes, a gruesome and brutal crime will occur in our community. And then suddenly, that harmony is turned … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Gary Starta and Blood Web

SYNOPSIS: FBI Special Agent Caitlin Diggs faces a paranormal killer when a crystal takes over a teen and leads her on a chase across the country. Empowering the teen with supernatural abilities, the crystal exacts revenge on descendants of soldiers … Continue reading

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