A 16-year-old wanted to find the most effective way to hide blood after splattering it everywhere. So she put a few drops of cow’s blood on several pieces of cotton cloth and used three kinds of cleaner to wash the cloths.
To make it difficult for law enforcement to trace stolen cars or weapons, thieves will usually grind off any ID or serial numbers. Sucks to be them, because it turns out an electron microscope can see them anyway. Read More >>
"Dusting for prints" has been a mainstay of forensic investigations since the late 1880s—employing a developer powder to add enough contrast for the fingerprint to show up in photographs. But what about latent prints or those on visually dense, multi-color surfaces? The Crime-lite ASV System can image them—with infrared lasers.