Tag Archives: forensics


Published 20 Feb 2020

Empyrean used to estimate the shooting distance of a gunshot

In this interesting study, researchers from Chile and Spain have been able to use X-ray diffractograms of gunshot residues (GSR) to infer shooting distance. The shooting distance is a crucial parameter in solving criminal cases since it provides indications, for example,…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Sep 2017

Fuji Rock!

Standing at just under 3800 m tall with its distinctive symmetrical cone-shaped peak, the majestic Mount Fuji, or Fujisan (富士山) as it is known locally, is one of the most iconic symbols of Japan. Therefore, it seemed only appropriate that…READ MORE >

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Published 11 Mar 2015

Focus on forensics, from AAFS to Pittcon

Hoax bioterrorism powder attacks are well known in the USA. Once it is established that the powder is not a real threat, the search is on to establish who made the hoax threat, and the clues can be right there…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Feb 2014

Fascinating Forensics

A new year brings a new job for me as Product Manager for Malvern’s Analytical Imaging range. This brings exciting challenges to think about possible new products and find new applications for our current ones. So that brings me over…READ MORE >

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