Better crime scene testing

Skin cells and their DNA varies between individuals, but new data from Flinders University shows that some groups of people have higher variability in their cell […]

New tool to combat terrorism

Forensic science experts at Flinders University are refining an innovative counter-terrorism technique that checks for environmental DNA in the dust on clothing, baggage, shoes or even […]

DNA sleuths target ivory poachers

The tiniest amount of DNA is being accurately analysed to identify the origins of old ivory. This clever new technique has the potential to thwart international […]

More reasons for criminals to get caught

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 […]

Forensic scientist for president

Professor Adrian Linacre, chair in Forensic DNA Technology at Flinders, has become national president of the Australian New Zealand Forensic Science Society.

Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers

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.