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Forensics/Evidence

There is a broad array of forensic science disciplines. Laboratory-based forensic science includes DNA, toxicology, and drug analyses; whereas other disciplines are based on expert analysis and interpretation such as fingerprints, writing samples, and ballistics. During an investigation, forensic evidence may be collected at a crime scene, analyzed in a laboratory, and presented in court as evidence.

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Reconstructing Fragmentary Skeletal Remains, NIJ, February 2017
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National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium, NIJ, February 2017
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Adapting Newborn Blood Testing Procedures to Forensic Toxicology, NIJ, January 2017
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Development of a Science Base and Open Source Software for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Separation and Identification of Drugs by Electrospray Ionization-Ion Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry (ESI-MS-MS), NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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