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Forensics: How a glamorous crime scene pathologist broke the mould as her painstaking work illuminated some of Scotland’s most notorious murders

How glamorous crime scene pathologist broke the mould as her painstaking work illuminated some of Scotland’s most notorious murders – The Sunday Post — Read on http://www.sundaypost.com/fp/high-heels-at-a-crime-scene-that-was-who-i-was-and-that-was-how-i-was-going-to-dress-people-could-like-it-or-lump-it-but-i-was-quite-happy/amp/

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Forensics: Overzealous profanity filter bans paleontologists from talking about bones

Its about time. Those paleos are kinky. A virtual conference was thrown into confusion when the platform hosting the event came with a pre-packaged ‘naughty word’ censor — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/oct/16/profanity-filter-bones-paleontologists-conference

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Forensics: California GOP still cheating and defends use of unofficial ballot boxes

Voter suppression masked as “helping” citizens vote. Ive seen that in MS in the 60s. As in Jim Crow “laws” and recent statements by LGraham allowing only “conservative blacks” can stay in his broken down state. In recent weeks, gray … Continue reading

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Forensics: Genetic phenotyping takes another hit. Man in sketch doesn’t look like suspect in killing of Sherry Black | KUTV

The commercial software and gene-reading developer says otherwise. What a joke. HTwenty-nine-year-old Adam Durborrow, the man arrested on suspicion of killing South Salt Lake bookstore owner Sherry Black in 2010, bears no resemblance to a suspect sketch released three years … Continue reading

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Forensics meets Anthropology: Genetic correlations in the rhesus macaque dentition

My idiot bitemarker (ex)colleagues taught me that all teeth were unique and independent from each other. Whatta joke. Genetic correlations in the rhesus macaque dentition – ScienceDirect — Read on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248420301342

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Forensics: Rebellious Scientists in ME’s office raise DNA police concerns – New York Daily News

Police in NYC collect DNA from citizens, the ME runs the DNA lab. This battle is ongoing. Over 30K samples exist in their database. An anonymous group of forensic scientists in the city Medical Examiner’s office fired off an email … Continue reading

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Forensics: US crime: Violation of state law’: Legal experts blast California GOP’s ‘fake’ voter ballot dropoff boxes

A new twist in the US election system and its a crime. See how this turns out. Many states are involved in this GOP trickery. Unofficial voter ballot drop boxes are appearing all over the state of California, and legal… … Continue reading

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Forensics: Rapid DNA supplanting dental IDs in cases like this. KBI identifies remains found in southeast Kansas as missing 19-y –

Our last large fatality incident in Santa Barbara used 100% DNA analyzed at a mobile onsite lab for IDs of over 30 burn victims. It is a new world for odonts. Cases w/out any leads still are mandated for dental … Continue reading

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Forensics: A timeline of Trump’s pandemic failure. His golf, denials and incompetence.

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Forensics: New experts named for lawsuit challenging school mask rules

You gotta take a look at the Plantiffs esteemed experts. The first guy believes in herd immunity. The other says mask-wearing causes tooth decay. Fascinating stuff, these experts. New experts named for lawsuit challenging school mask rules — Read on … Continue reading

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