Blood stains may soon be able to give forensic analysts a crucial piece of information: the age of the victim.
A new method devised by University at Albany chemists Kyle Doty and Igor Lednev was recently published in the American Chemical Society journal Central Science. Using blood from 45 donors, they were able to distinguish unique profiles from the newborns, adolescents, and adults.
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