Forensic science (often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences and technologies to investigate and establish facts of interest in relation to criminal or civil law. There is little rigorous research to support its accuracy and reliability. The word forensic comes from the Latin forēnsis, meaning "of or before the forum. " In Roman times, a criminal charge meant presenting the case before a group of public individuals in the forum.
All stories in Forensic science
At the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, a team of about a half-dozen technicians analyzes pictures down to their pixels, ...
If you thought you were safe using privacy coins like Zcash and Monero, think again, the US government is developing forensic ...
But letting citizens do police work — encouraging them even, by offering rewards — is not without risks.