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Which Drugs Actually Kill Americans [Infographic]

Hint: not pot<p>In 2010, there were 80,000 drug and alcohol overdose deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database. The database, maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics, keeps a tally of all the deaths listed on certificates …

Why people leave their bodies to medical research – and what happens

The first thing you notice as you walk into the operating theatre is the smell. There isn’t one. There’s no whiff of chemical preservatives, no sniff of disinfectant and, reassuringly, no smell of bodies. The room is brightly lit, spotlessly clean and there’s little noise apart from the buzz of …

Newcastle University

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Section I: Introduction to the Brain

Get this Publication<p>Teaching Packets<p>Explores the consequences of drug abuse on the brain and body and introduces the topics of prevention, and …

Prosecutors criticize D.C. crime lab’s handling of some DNA evidence

D.C. prosecutors have stopped sending DNA evidence to the city’s new state-of-the-art crime lab after they said they discovered errors in the way analysts determined whether a sample can be linked to a suspect or a victim.<p>Prosecutors have hired two outside DNA experts to review 116 cases, including …

Your DNA is everywhere. Can the police analyze it?

Supreme Court weighing if we must live in sealed bubbles to maintain DNA privacy.<p>Anybody who has watched a crime drama knows the trick. The cops need …

Art Students Reconstruct the Lost Faces of Unidentified Crime Victims

Last month, students in the Forensic Sculpture Workshop at the New York Academy of Art (NYAA) made faces for 11 anonymous skulls belonging to …

Drowning

<b>1.</b> Peden M, McGee K, Sharma K. The injury chart book: a graphical overview of the global burden of injuries. Geneva: World Health Organization,</b> …

NamUs helps give a name to the nameless dead and missing

Since its inception in 2007, NamUs has given peace of mind to hundreds of families searching for missing loved ones and closure to law enforcement …

Vine

The DNA photofit: Amazing breakthrough means police can tell suspect's colour, height and even age – from a tiny speck of blood

• <b>Police can build physical profile of suspect, even if there are no witnesses</b>• <b><br>Until now, genetic samples could only be matched to criminals on</b> …

A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …

Gary Fong Launches Online Virtual Cameras to Help Owners Learn Interactively

You may know Gary Fong due to his eponymous line of products for photographers, but pay a visit to his website and you’ll find that he has been very …

New laws require DNA from all felony suspects

The Associated Press - LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws expanding the collection of DNA samples to include people arrested on …

CES 2015: The next-generation FLIR One brings thermal imaging to any iPhone or iPad

Thermal imaging powerhouse FLIR is back at CES 2015 in Las Vegas to show off its next-generation device designed for iOS devices.<p>In 2014, the company …

DHS audit finds drone program ineffective at border security

Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) drone program is ineffective and surveys less than 200 miles of the southwest border, according to an audit by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Inspector General.<p>The program operates 10 Predator B drones at a cost of more than $12,000 for …

State Courts Strike Blows to Criminal DNA Collection Laws in 2014—What to Look for in 2015

The 10 Most Incredible Weapon Systems Used By The Russian Army

Though the country is perhaps not considered the superpower it once was, Russia's armed forces have gone through a significant transformation since President Vladimir Putin's re-election in 2012. The army is being split into smaller, more dynamic brigades. The focus is on new technologies rather …

Military

America’s 2014 Murder Capital

Last year, America’s big cities continued the slow but steady decline in murders—even as the number of shootings were on the rise.<p>Last year, …

Man survives brawl that left a knife stuck in his head for hours

<b>Sao Paulo (CNN) —</b> How's this for a miraculous outcome? A Brazilian man who was stabbed in the head during an argument survived despite the knife being lodged in his skull for over three hours.<p>Motorcycle taxi driver Juacelo Nunes de Oliveira was at a party in a bar in the city of Agua Branca, in …

Man Who Says He Was Beaten By Cops And Jailed On False Charges Walks Free

A Long Island, New York, man who said he was severely beaten by police and jailed for months on false charges was cleared of wrongdoing in court last week and is a free man once again.<p>"It's truly a holiday miracle," Willian Guillen's lawyer, Karen Bobley, told The Huffington Post.<p>On Dec. 22, Nassau …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

Nine People Have Been Found Dead in a Mass Murder in Canada

The bodies of nine people, including two children, have been found at three separate crime scenes in the Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta in what …

2-year-old accidentally kills his mom in Wal-Mart

HAYDEN, Idaho (AP) — A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her …

These Blimps Are Meant To Protect Washington DC From Missiles Somehow

Lumpy sentinels of freedom<p>To protect the nation’s capital from a 21st century threat, the Pentagon is turning to a technology first seen in World War I: blimps. Made by Raytheon, the “Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System,” or JLENS for short, is a tethered …