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Determined dad out to solve sad mystery

Townsville Bulletin JOHN ANDERSEN  August 15, 2014

A FATHER has uncovered charred possessions on an isolated property near Mount Isa where he believes his son, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances six months ago, was gunned down. 24 more words

Forensic Pathology

Did You Know? Hair Facts

There is no way to repair split ends aside from trimming them.

Hair is one of the most common types of forensic evidence.

Gender is the only thing that can not be identified by a hair strand. 49 more words

Hair Stylists

Forensics method validated for sexual assault cases

ScienceNetworkWA Kerry Faulkner 07 August 2014

THE importance of urine in capturing vital evidence of sperm and DNA in sexual assault cases has been proven by WA researchers. 129 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

FBI errors throw forensic convictions into question

New Scientist Linda Geddes 1 August 2014

Two years ago, the FBI launched an inquiry into 2600 convictions, including 45 death-row cases, from the 1980s and 1990s, looking for instances where FBI analysts may have exceeded the limits of science when presenting their conclusions in court – saying a hair matched to the exclusion of all others, for example, rather than simply saying it looked similar. 39 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Headline News, Huh?

Confession time!

As a child, I used to watch a show on the Discovery Channel called Forensic Files. For the uninitiated, Forensic Files is a half hour long show, usually centered on the investigation of a murder. 479 more words

Television

Long and arduous task in identifying body remains

Malaysiakini 28 July 2014

Arduous scrutiny and a longer period of time – these are imperative for the Malaysian Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) to profile fragments of human body parts belonging to victims of the doomed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 aircraft. 60 more words

Forensic Pathology

New forensic techniques leads to child sex charges

Sydney Morning Herald Nicole Cox 17 July 2014

WA Police have charged a Wanneroo man over the sexual assault of a child eight years ago after advanced new forensic techniques identified a new lead in the case. 50 more words

Forensic DNA