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forensic science

[fə′ren·sik ′sī·əns]
(forensic science)
The recognition, collection, identification, individualization, and interpretation of physical evidence, and the application of science and medicine for criminal and civil law, or regulatory purposes.
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Forensics is not merely an extra-curricular activity that provides students with an outlet for their competitive urges.
By applying the lean six sigma principles to forensic science, Sorenson Forensics has helped us significantly streamline case work reviews," said Ellyn Colquhoun, DNA Technical Leader for Monroe County Crime Laboratory.
Nuclear forensics requires written procedures, standards and trained personnel to support law enforcement investigations and nuclear security vulnerability assessments associated with illicit trafficking.
Prism Forensics is located in Los Angeles but serves the entire United States of America as well as international countries.
Suitable for all grade levels but mainly middle and high school science classes, forensics activities can mean anything from identifying a "mystery powder" to DNA analysis, Wheeler says.
Monahan said the school's success in forensics rests on practice and dedication.
FTK is considered the standard in digital forensics technology.
Digital Forensics Magazine regularly features articles and news from any of the following topic areas:
SALT LAKE CITY -- Sorenson Forensics today announced the launch of its new LEAD (Local Entry Accessible DNA) Database[TM], a secure, cloud-based service designed for local law enforcement agencies to simplify the archival, search and reference of DNA profiles from crime scene samples.
In addition to reviewing forensic tools, the iPhone forensics white paper takes readers through a forensic analysis with each tool and reports on the installation, acquisition, reporting and accuracy of the tool.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah-based Sorenson Forensics today announced it is designing and implementing the first professional law enforcement DNA laboratory in Nigeria.
There is also a growing network of international contributors to the magazine who add industry expertise and a range of specialist digital forensics disciplines to topics the magazine covers.