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'Missing link': the invisible DNA spray helping catch crooks

Brisbane Times Cara Waters 17 August 2018

Tania Jolley’s business is built on a product that’s mainly invisible.
She’s the co-founder and chief executive of DNA Guardian Solutions which has created a device that sprays people involved in criminal activity with a unique DNA marker. 81 more words

Physical Evidence

Government to review Kathleen Folbigg’s guilty verdict

The Daily Telegraph Natalie Wolfe August 14, 2018

IT’S been 15 years since Kathleen Folbigg, Australia’s worst female serial killer, was found guilty of killing her four babies over a 10-year period. 138 more words

Forensic Pathology

Eunji Ban's killer blames 'sphere' in head

Brisbane Times Warren Barnsley 7 Aug 2018

A Queensland man accused of murdering Korean woman Eunji Ban believed he was possessed and blamed her killing on a “sphere rolling around his head”, a court has heard. 118 more words

Forensic Pathology

Backpacker murders: Ivan Milat accomplice mystery finally solved

startsat60.news 16 July 2018

“Forensic services retested the hair in Joanne’s right hand, which forensic medicine at Glebe had originally concluded belonged to a man, but the DNA testing showed it consistent to Joanne and that was subsequently corroborated again after being sent to another mob for testing.” 79 more words

Forensic DNA

Update 2: Evade police, Brinsmead

Qld Police Media 12 July 2018

Investigations into the whereabouts of the male driver who fled the scene of a traffic crash at Brinsmead continued overnight. 159 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

'Eerily similar' suspected Indigenous murder cases go cold as police explain away the truth

ABC News Steven Schubert 23 June 2018

The Northern Territory Coroner has been critical of police investigations in the suspicious deaths of indigenous people over several years including the unexplained destruction of forensic evidence. 11 more words

Forensic Pathology

Using bloodstains at crime scenes to determine age of a suspect or victim

EurekAlert American Chemical Society 20-Jun-2018

From the spatter analysis made famous in the TV show Dexter to the frequent DNA profiling of CSI and the real cases covered in the FBI Files, blood tests are ubiquitous in forensic science. 208 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine