Daily Archives: September 28, 2012

DNA from maggot guts used to identify corpse in criminal case

A team of pathologists has published a paper revealing how, for the first time, crime investigators identified the body of a burn victim by conducting a DNA analysis of the gastrointestinal contents of the maggots feeding on the remains.

NIJ Funded Software Tools, Apps and Databases

NIJ has funded a number of free or low cost software tools, apps and databases to assist with investigations or research.