Category Archives: Mass Disaster recovery

Forensics: With bloodied gloves, forensic teams uncover gruesome secrets of Bucha in Ukraine

While investigators uncover the remains of civilians, heartbroken families wait nearby to reclaim their loved ones — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/09/with-bloodied-gloves-forensic-teams-uncover-gruesome-secrets-of-bucha-in-ukraine

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Forensics: First Black female in Tennessee. A 74-Year-Old Black Woman Gets Exonerated After Spending 28 Years in Prison

Joyce Watkins was granted parole in 2015, but she immediately began taking steps towards clearing her name and getting her 1988 conviction overturned. — Read on http://www.complex.com/life/black-woman-exoneration-prison-innocence

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Forensics: Police used fake DNA reports during interrogations, Virginia attorney general says

Im sure they fake other forensic “data” as a SOP. Virginia Beach police used forged documents that linked people’s DNA to a crime to get them to confess or cooperate with investigators, Virginia’s outgoing attorney general said. — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Covid grifter Rogan podcast hosts doctor known for pushing debunked claims about Covid-19 | The Independent

Controversial doctor Peter McCullough appeared on a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience TV— Read on http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/joe-rogan-covid-podcast-doctor-b1977603.html

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Forensics: 3 in Mexico who investigated 93,000 missings and killings were themselves probed by prosecutors.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three women who volunteered to investigate the 2011 massacre of 193 people later found out that they themselves had been placed under investigation by prosecutors, possibly because their findings embarrassed Mexican authorities. — Read on apnews.com/article/mexico-caribbean-forensics-massacres-drug-cartels-a6a495ab069ec453bac253056309a848

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Forensics: Shady Ivermectin-COVID-19 study retracted; authors blame file mixup – Retraction Watch

The authors of this study blame a research assistant. Data results were faked. — Read on retractionwatch.com/2021/11/02/ivermectin-covid-19-study-retracted-authors-blame-file-mixup/

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Forensics: Bogus Data. Study Saying COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Heart Inflammation Pulled

The calculations in the study by researchers at The University of Ottawa were used to promote the idea that the COVID-19 vaccine is unsafe for use. — Read on http://www.businessinsider.com/study-saying-covid-19-vaccines-cause-heart-inflammation-pulled-2021-10

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Forensics: The 2018 California Wildfires: Integration of Rapid DNA to Dramatically Accelerate Victim Identification – Gin – 2020 – Journal of Forensic Sciences

Notable application of DNA. Dental IDs still have some use, but times are changing. The 2018 California Wildfires: Integration of Rapid DNA to Dramatically Accelerate Victim Identification – Gin – 2020 – Journal of Forensic Sciences – Wiley Online Library … Continue reading

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Forensics: Dodgy Ivermectin Research Has a Big Fraud Problem, Scientists Say

Numerous studies suggesting ivermectin can treat or prevent covid-19 have dodgy data behind them, according to an international group of researchers. — Read on gizmodo.com/ivermectin-research-has-a-big-fraud-problem-scientists-1847730533

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Forensics: Undisclosed Baltimore firearms examiner botched work, police confirm, leaving months of evidence unusable

Nine months worth of work by a veteran Baltimore Police crime lab firearm’s examiner has been compromised and can not be used for analysis, the department confirmed this week. — Read on http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-prem-md-ci-cr-lab-firearms-audit-20210813-ya4xdkhhybf6plwgmeiuyh4xbq-story.html

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