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Success Story: Demonstrating Objectivity in Ballistic Identification

NIJ and Intelligent Automation, Inc. Report Date April 2015 Impact “The problem firearms examiners have had when testifying in court is that their conclusions are guided by experience and are difficult to quantify. With this and related studies, there is now…
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Success Story: Understanding the Ecology of Human Decomposition Methods for Estimating Postmortem Interval

NIJ and the National Museum of Health and Medicine Report Date April 2015 Impact “In life and death the body is its own ecosystem.” – Franklin Damann, PhD National Museum of Health and Medicine Click here to read the full…
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Success Story: Bringing Short Tandem Repeat DNA Identification to Law Enforcement

NIJ, UC Berkeley, and IntegenX Report Date April 2015 Impact “Ultimately, I think the most powerful application of this technology is going to be performing immediate analysis on DNA samples that are taken when people are arrested for felonies, because…