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Blood and DNAID
April 19, 2016

When DNA Isn’t Enough: Methylation, Forensics, and Twins – Part 2

If you haven't read the previous article "When DNA Isn't Enough - Part 1", you should before you venture down below! In this article, author…
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Blood and DNAID
April 18, 2016

When DNA Isn’t Enough: Methylation, Forensics, and Twins – Part 1

DNA evidence is often considered a “home run” in forensics. If you find readable DNA at the crime scene, and it matches a suspect, a…
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sniffer k9 dogs
Don't Miss ThisID
November 19, 2015

Dogs Like Diesel: 4 Things You Should Know About Detection and Man’s Best Friend

#JeSuisChien was a trending hashtag on Twitter for a considerable part of the day on November 18, 2015. This show of solidarity was specifically in…
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ID
November 18, 2015

Psychoanalysing Abdelhamid Abaaoud: 4 Psychological Theories of Terrorism

Named by the media as "the mastermind" of the Paris attacks on the 13th of November 2015, 27 or 28 year-old Abdelhamid Abaaoud has been…
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ancient fingerprints
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March 24, 2014

Fingerprints of the Two-Thousand Year Old Man

On a microscopic level, the epidermal elevations formed in the skin at the fingertips and on the palms of every human being look like canyons…
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egyptian hieroglyphics
Bodies and BonesID
April 25, 2013

From Egypt to Babylon and Beyond: Uncovering Ancient Fingerprints

We leave copies of ourselves everywhere. With every touch, we constantly litter the world with imprints of the circular ridges that decorate our fingertips. While…
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peephole
Criminal MindsID
April 8, 2013


Do the “Eyes” Really Have It? Why Eyewitness Testimony Is More Fallible Than You Think

Eyewitness testimonies are usually the basis of our favorite crime-comedy films, perhaps no more hilariously parodied than in the Oscar-winning classic, My Cousin Vinny. While…
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edmond locard
Don't Miss ThisID
March 18, 2013

From the Archives: A Scotland Yard Detective Visits Locard

We're in the business of featuring truly fascinating articles, which are usually written by our in-house team of writers and sometimes very keen contributors. Every…
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