Nanotechnology Breakthrough Promises to Recover Usable Fingerprints From Old Evidence

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New nanotech method will allow better analysis of latent fingerprints.

Forensic investigators will be able to study old, dry fingerprints with a new fingerprint analysis method.  This new method could potentially unmask new evidence in cold cases.  The new method uses gold nanoparticles that are able to target amino acids on non-porous surfaces.  This will allow better analysis of latent fingerprints.

 

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IC-CRIME: Video Game Technology To Help Forensic Scientists Solve Crimes

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North Carolina State University’s IC-CRIME’s laser scanner technology

In hit TV crime drama show ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, and its two spin-offs, the criminologists use the latest technology to solve grisly murders and other crimes.

 

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New Technology Detects Chemical Weapons In Seconds

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Preparation of a solution of sensor nanoparticles.

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are developing new sensors to detect chemical agents and illegal drugs which will help in the fight against the threat of terrorist attacks.

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