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2008-11-10 15:50:00

One of the top 50 inventions named by Time Magazine of 2008 is a forensic technique to find fingerprints on bullets.

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2008-10-10 12:47:08

University of Michigan researchers have developed a new tool that uses natural "fingerprints" in coal to track down sources of mercury polluting the environment.

2008-09-28 03:00:20

By Arellano, Jonah If you can afford a Porsche, you might be able to swing the $1,700 price tag for the P9251 cell phone, featuring a "super- secure" fingerprint identification system. The phone's unique design allows users to "flip" it 360 degrees, and the unit also has a personal concierge system.

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2008-09-18 08:10:00

Inventor of forensic fingerprint technique says criminals who eat processed foods have 'sticky fingers,' which are more likely to corrode metal.

2008-09-16 00:00:21

Crooks who eat junk food are more likely leave fingerprints at the scene of their crimes because salty takeaways increase sweat, producing the better tell-tale signs, say forensics experts. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-13 03:00:22

By Castelvecchi, Davide New tests can reveal signs of explosives, drugs Fingerprints can tell a lot more about people - what they've touched, what they've eaten, what drugs they've taken - than just their identities.

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2008-09-05 16:49:44

Scientists in Britain have developed a new method to fight crime by allowing police to lift fingerprints from bullets, even after a criminal wipes down a shell casing.

2008-09-02 18:00:03

A MAN'S bid to cash in his pounds 300,000 life insurance policy was foiled when his own fingerprints were found on his fake death certificate.

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2008-08-29 09:15:00

A double murder investigation that has remained unsolved for almost a decade could be provided new impetus following a forensic breakthrough at the University of Leicester.

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2008-08-27 09:35:00

A double murder investigation that has remained unsolved for almost a decade could be provided new impetus following a forensic breakthrough at the University of Leicester.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.