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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...

2011-02-07 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Donan Engineering Co., Inc. today announced plans to further expand their forensic engineering and fire investigation operations in North Carolina with a new location in Greensboro, North Carolina. Donan will begin offering forensic investigative services from the new location on March 1, 2011. This new office will give Donan Engineering a second office location in the state of North Carolina, as the firm currently operates an office out of...

2011-01-09 00:43:59

RJ Lee Group Inc., leading experts in materials characterization, testing and scientific analysis, has launched its completely redesigned corporate website at http://www.rjlg.com. RJ Lee Group is recognized as an industry leader in providing innovative solutions to challenges in materials characterization, forensic engineering, and information management. Monroeville, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 RJ Lee Group Inc., leading experts in materials characterization, testing and...

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2010-07-06 11:17:10

Research from North Carolina State University offers a new means of determining the sex of skeletal human remains "“ an advance that may have significant impacts in the wake of disasters, the studying of ancient remains and the criminal justice system. Historically, forensic scientists have been able to determine the sex of skeletal remains by visually evaluating the size and shape of the pelvis, or os coxa. "This technique is accurate, but is not without its limitations," says Dr. Ann...

2010-03-18 12:55:06

An expert in forensic anthropology argues that the database should include computer records of citizens such as anthropological data, physiognomic characteristics, medical information, radiographic files, dental records and numbers of different identity documents. Tzipi Kahana believes that radiographic techniques, together with information from this database, are a reliable mechanism for identifying bodies after natural disasters or attacks. Forensic Anthropology, as an independent...

2009-12-30 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Donan Engineering Co., Inc. today announced plans to expand their forensic engineering and fire investigation operations into Florida with openings in Orlando and Tampa. Donan will begin offering forensic investigative services from the new Florida offices beginning January 1, 2010. These new offices will provide the state of Florida with a local, single-source provider for forensic engineering and fire investigation services. "Opening two...

2009-12-03 06:00:00

GUJARAT, India, December 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Suspect Detection Systems Inc., (SDSS.OB), a leading developer of counter terror and crime prevention technology, announced that the company has signed a memorandum of understanding with India's Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU). The university will teach the methodology and implementation of the company's Cogito automated rapid interrogation technology to students and forensics experts across the country. Cogito has...