Tag Archive for: polygraph or lie-detector test

A Brutal Murder, a Wearable Witness, and an Unlikely Suspect

As Tony Aiello entered his nineties, he had false teeth, an artificial…

We Tested Europe’s New Lie Detector for Travelers — And Immediately Triggered a False Positive

THEY CALL IT the Silent Talker. It is a virtual policeman designed…

Blood and Truth: The Lingering Case of Tommy Zeigler and How Florida Fights DNA Testing

On the Row, angry men sometimes screamed at him, said he…

Forensic Science Put Jimmy Genrich in Prison for 24 Years. What if It Wasn’t Science?

The Nation explores the use of toolmark analysis in the case…

Can a Brain Scan Tell If You’re Lying?

Although a functional MRI is more accurate than a polygraph,…

Critics Speak Out Against Colorado’s Use of Polygraphs on Sex Offenders

Despite concerns of the unreliability of polygraph testing, Colorado…