The airborne fraction of soil, or dust, contains biological and chemical ‘signatures’ which act as a fingerprint to a specific location. Australian forensic science experts, led […]
Canines are often used in tracking down criminals but forensic science researchers say they could also help provide crucial evidence in police investigations – by being […]
Flinders University researchers are looking for more accurate methods to detect traces of toxic methamphetamine contamination left behind on soft porous surfaces, clothing or in the […]
A person can leave DNA on a surface without directly touching it, a Flinders University study has found, with the longer someone spends in a room […]
Modern DNA forensic science is capable of analysing microscopic genetic traces inadvertently left at crime scenes. In fact, a single tap of a finger on items […]
For almost a century, the people of the Kutjungka region of WA have passed on the testimony of massacres of their ancestors at Sturt Creek. Now […]
Three Flinders research papers have been recognised by awards from the National Institute of Forensic Science. The Institute, which is the peak body for forensic science in […]
A high resolution paternity test to help combat the illegal carpet python trade is being developed by Flinders University wildlife forensic DNA specialist Sherryn Ciavaglia.
They’re smaller than the eye can see, as fast as a speeding bullet, and may hold the key to some of Australia’s deadliest puzzles.