Nicole Stewart

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How Does Bias Affect Forensics Experts?

A new study suggests forensic anthropologists are biased by external information when performing visual examinations.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>You’re familiar with the …

A Quarter Century Of Righting Wrongful Convictions

Support the news<p>Twenty-five years ago today, an Illinois court overturned Gary Dotson’s conviction for rape and aggravated kidnapping after DNA tests …

DNA fingerprinting on trial: the dramatic early history of a new forensic technique.

2005 Sep;29(3):126-31.<p>1Department of History, History and Policy Program, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. …

Carnegie Mellon University

Kate Bushell 1997 murder case in doubt after forensic errors

<b>The killer of a teenager 17 years ago may escape justice after evidence was contaminated by a forensic technician's clothes, the BBC can reveal.</b><p>Kate Bushell, 14, was murdered near her home in Exeter, Devon, in 1997 and the contamination happened during a review of the case two years later.<p>Purple …

Forensics

Forensic entomology: the time of death is everything

FORENSICS AUSTRALIA – Insects are everywhere. Their ubiquitous nature, and the fact they represent the largest biomass of animals on the earth, means …

New Study Suggests Only 8.2% of Our DNA Is Functional

Over the years, there's been plenty of back and forth over how much of our DNA is important - for decades much of it was thought of as “junk DNA”, …

Genetics