forensics

Fingerprint Analysis Could Finally Get Scientific, Thanks To A New Tool

Fingerprint Analysis Could Finally Get Scientific, Thanks To A New Tool

There wasn’t anything particularly unusual about the court-martial at the Fort Huachuca military base in Arizona at the end of February. But when the analyst from the Department of Defence forensic laboratory presented a report on fingerprint evidence, it included an element that had never been used with fingerprint evidence…

Most Forensic Science Is Bogus. Will New Rules Help?

Most Forensic Science Is Bogus. Will New Rules Help?

Forensic science is only science-magic on shows like CSI, where blood drops quickly reveal the patterns of a killer and a fingerprint places someone at a crime scene, even if it’s only half of one, and smudged off the side of a door. The science behind forensics is actually pretty…