Category Archives: human identification

Forensics: Junk police “science.” Black Man Sues New Jersey City After Being Arrested Due to Error in Facial Recognition Technology

Much like sniffer dogs and road side drug “testing.” A Black man in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against police and county prosecutors after a misidentification by facial recognition technology resulted in him being jailed for 10 days. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: Infrared spectral analysis. Forensic Technique Quickly Tells Human Blood from Animal Blood

290 samples tested. 1 error. Sound much better than the presumptive tests now in use. Or when no testing is done. It would prevent mistakes which have led to wrongful convictions. Like this one: https://www.thedailybeast.com/henry-lee-how-many-murder-cases-did-the-celebrity-forensic-scientist-botch A quick and accurate way … Continue reading

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Forensics: Claims about Egyptian mummy technique: New X-ray technique reveals clues about ancient 1,900-year-old mummy

Jeez. The Getty has a “red shroud” mummy collection. They have been doing this for years. I consulted for one. “Herakleides” was a handsome 20yo. See him Herakleides Egyptian mummy: New X-ray technique reveals clues about ancient 1,900-year-old mummy – … Continue reading

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Forensics: Ernie Jackson: A look into Forensic Odontology

He’s one of the good guys of the ABFO. Go Ernie!! There are only 81 Certified Forensic Odontologists in the world. Part of their job is to help investigators identify human remains using the deceased’s teeth and dental records. — … Continue reading

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Forensics: expert carried human heads of serial killer’s victims on flight to Glasgow from Italy – Daily Record

Ive used a cardbox box sealed with crime scene tape. Fit in the overhead nicely. Dame Professor Sue Black brought the grim packages from Verona to Glasgow after being asked to help Italian colleagues investigating a serial killer . — … Continue reading

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Forensics: While Trump golfs, El Paso moves to 10 mobile morgues for COVID-19 deaths as judge wants to extend shutdown |

Multiply this times the entire US 50 states. El Paso County leaders tell KFOX14 the county is struggling with a wave of COVID-19 deaths, and it’s having to more than double morgue capacity to keep up. County Judge Ricardo Samaniego … Continue reading

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Forensics: Facial recognition: Why Kamala Harris is the modern beauty icon the world needs 

Whatta load of crap. Harris looks every inch the modern politician, and her image speaks volumes — Read on http://www.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/news/liner-lashes-lip-gloss-youthful-beauty-tricks-behind-kamala/

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Forensics: A Black Death mass grave at Thornton Abbey: the discovery and examination of a fourteenth-century rural catastrophe

Unfortunately, a contemporary issue we are experiencing via Covid. A Black Death mass grave at Thornton Abbey: the discovery and examination of a fourteenth-century rural catastrophe – Volume 94 Issue 373 — Read on http://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/black-death-mass-grave-at-thornton-abbey-the-discovery-and-examination-of-a-fourteenthcentury-rural-catastrophe/E0CC072A347CD3E91116DFB5133505F5/share/8f3d4b4a447ed6755d1d63a5b4359aead0957e62

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Forensics: Junk forensic otoscopy. Ear Pattern Analysis in Forensic Investigation – Legal Desire Media and Insights

The ears have it! Ear Pattern Analysis in Forensic Investigation – Legal Desire Media and Insights — Read on legaldesire.com/ear-pattern-analysis-in-forensic-investigation/

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Forensics: The basics. Just a “Touch” of DNA Gives Full Identification of Skin Cell Donor – ForensicBites

Just a “Touch” of DNA Gives Full Identification of Skin Cell Donor – ForensicBites — Read on forensicbites.org/2020/01/12/just-a-touch-of-dna-gives-full-identification-of-skin-cell-donor/amp/

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