Daily Archives: June 9, 2016

Could crime scene bloodstains reveal a person’s age and the time of the crime?

bloodstainsA new forensic method could allow law enforcement to determine whether blood at a crime scene came from a minor or an adult, and when the suspect or victim left it behind (Anal. Chem. 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b01169).

New DNA study confirms ancient Aborigines were the First Australians

mungo_man_crop_1920The question of whether Aboriginal People were the First Australians may be unanimously accepted today but research published back in 2001 suggested the contrary.
A new study out this week shows how we re-examined the research and our results put an end to that controversy.