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2012-05-17 23:03:12

Navigating the complex world of the court system can be tough — especially for a regular person without experience or for somebody up against powerful interests. People often find themselves confused and trampled upon by forces seemingly beyond their control. When there is corruption involved, it can be even harder. But according to experts with the Foundation for the Child Victims of the Family Courts (FCVFC) there is somebody who may be able to help: a forensic advocate. Forensic...

2012-02-20 11:23:33

European-based speakers representing the fields of nuclear energy, genetically modified organisms, and harm reduction science in tobacco made the plea on 18 February at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Vancouver, Canada. The panelists, each with pertinent experience of real-life scientific support to policy-making, offered first-hand advice on best practices and pitfalls when architecting science policy on both sides of the Atlantic. The 18...

2012-02-09 00:00:13

Fingerprints, ballistics, DNA analysis and other mainstays of the forensic science toolkit may get a powerful new crime-solving companion as scientists strive to develop technology for "fingerprinting" and tracing the origins of chemical substances that could be used in terrorist attacks and other criminal acts. That's the topic of the cover story in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

Leandro Caniglia of Caesar Systems presents at 19th Annual International Smalltalk Conference in Edinburgh on the topic of simulated annealing and how a simulation environment can reproduce the dynamics of a complex process to create insight into decision alternatives. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Leandro Caniglia, Ph.D. provided new insight into the relationship between optimization and simulation of exploration and production (E&P) projects in the oil and gas industry with...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

Yuri Gubanov, an independent forensic expert and the founder of Belkasoft, interviews renowned forensic experts and launches a new forensic portal. The new portal, F-Interviews.com, is dedicated to providing breaking news, up to date information, persona and technology background in the field of hi-tech forensic. (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Charles Giglia, Vice President of Digital Intelligence, Inc., gave the first interview. During the conversation he talks about 20-hour workdays, gives...

2011-07-27 10:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Donan Engineering Co., Inc. today announced plans to open a new office in the Kansas City, Missouri area. Donan will begin offering forensic investigative services from the new location on August 1, 2011. The office will be located in the Overland Park, Kansas, area and will service the western portion of Missouri and the eastern portion of Kansas. "As Donan continues to look for exciting opportunities for our expansion efforts, the...

2011-07-06 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Donan Engineering Co., Inc. today announced plans to open a new office in Miami, Florida. Donan will begin offering forensic investigative services from the new location on August 1, 2011. This office will represent the third office for the firm in the state of Florida to go along with Orlando and Tampa. "We are really excited to be moving into southern Florida with the addition of a Miami office," says Kevin B. Abell, Donan Engineering's...

2011-06-09 09:00:00

MIAMI, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This June, Discovery en Espanol premieres a brand new season of "Investigation Hour". This popular programming block will encompass five series that delve into the fascinating world of forensic science, including many of the new scientific techniques used to resolve crimes and better understand the psychology behind notorious criminals. "Investigation Hour" can be seen every Monday through Friday at 7 PM ET/ 4 PM PT throughout the year. One of the most...

2011-05-11 19:43:00

Despite playing an increasingly vital role in criminal investigations, digital forensic examiners face staffing cuts, heavy caseloads and stress within police departments that may not fully understand their responsibilities, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist. Police officials should consider hiring more digital forensic examiners or, failing that, improving their work environment, said Thomas Holt, MSU assistant professor of criminal justice. His study...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'