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A Free Man after Nearly a Decade Behind Bars

This week, a Missouri man was able to walk free for the first time in a decade after an appeals court overturned his conviction. Ryan Ferguson had insisted from the start that he was not guilty of murdering Columbia Tribune … Continue reading

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Make Your Cell Phone a Microscope!

Smart phones seem to do an endless number of amazing tasks for us these days. We can find the nearest Chinese restaurant or videotape our kid’s piano recital or stick the phone up to our car radio and learn what … Continue reading

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Uncovering Tough Clues in Investigations – Examining the Digits

There are forensic scientists discovering and applying new scientific techniques to help solve new cases and uncovering clues in cold cases.  Since fingerprints are the most fragile pieces of evidence in a criminal investigation and are the most important to … Continue reading

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Forensic News — New Data Standard Provides Improved Enhancement of Fingerprints

With all of the technology and scientific breakthroughs implemented today, forensic science works industriously with new ways to help identify pieces of crime scene evidence, victims, and suspects in order to solve cases.  Biometric data is the digital or analog … Continue reading

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Fingerprints — Important Piece of Evidence

Fingerprints have been studied for uniqueness, identification and criminal importance for more than one hundred years.  The significance of fingerprints and the criminal justice system can’t be undervalued; they can implicate the guilty by linking a criminal to the victim … Continue reading

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Silent Witness Emerging in Forensic Science

A ground-breaking technique has emerged on recovering fingerprints off of fabrics.  This new technique has focused on revealing fingerprint ridge detail and comparisons from various fabrics – such as cotton, silk, nylon, and polyester. This could mean new, verifiable clues … Continue reading

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How Can Henna Help Catch Criminals?

Fingerprints have been studied for uniqueness, identification and criminal importance for more than one hundred years.  The significance of fingerprints and the criminal justice system can’t be undervalued; they can implicate the guilty by linking a criminal to the victim … Continue reading

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