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There Will Be Blood, and Physics, Too: The Messy Science of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

David Camm lost 13 years of his life to eight drops of blood. In…

Bloodstain Analysis Convinced a Jury She Stabbed Her 10-Year-Old Son. Now, Even Freedom Can’t Give Her Back Her Life.

Julie Rea was convicted of killing her son largely on the testimony…

Review: You Can’t Hide Encoded Evidence: DNA Recovery from Fabrics After Washing

Emily C. Lennert   Category Biology Keywords DNA,…

New Forensic Analysis Can Pinpoint Victim’s Age From Blood Stains – Forbes

Blood stains may soon be able to give forensic analysts a crucial…

How an Unproven Forensic Science Spread Through the Criminal Justice System – ProPublica

The modern era of bloodstain-pattern analysis began when a small…

Tunnel Vision: Arizona Prosecutors Double Down on Murder Theory as the Evidence Crumbles Around Them

In Part 2 of The Intercept's investigation on the possible wrongful…

Scientists Shoot Human Heads Filled With Cow Blood for Science

A new study on backspatter has used human heads filled with cow…

Review: STR Analysis Following Latent Blood Detection by Luminol, Fluorescein, and BlueStar

Emily C. Lennert   Category Chemistry Keywords DNA,…