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Posts tagged forensics

November 26, 2015

 

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A Moment of Crime

Investigators shine a light on crime scenes mysteries with the help of luminol—a luminescent chemical that reacts with blood.

September 6, 2010

 

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Fighting Crime with Doggie DNA

Forensic scientists are now using dogs' DNA to help stop dogfighting and abuse.

July 1, 2010

 

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Forensic Scientist’s New Friend: Hand Bacteria

You may have seen episodes of CSI where the bad guys are catch by matching fingerprints. Now, science may be able to match their hand bacteria.

August 19, 2004

 

DNA Helps Catch Poachers

Find out how DNA can help catch poachers, on this Moment of Science.

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