“To Catch a Criminal”: Forensic Teams Catching Criminals due to Research on Microscopic Algae

There are plenty of crime shows on television for anyone interested in the genre. It is exciting to watch as Eric Delko or Sherlock Holmes solve crimes with evidence both mundane and unusual: blood spatter, fingerprints, ear prints, tire tracks, footprints and the omnipresent “DNA sample.” It all seems so obvious at the end because […]

The Path To Becoming A Forensic Scientist

If you are looking to get into an incredibly challenging, progressive, and rewarding career, then look no further than the field of forensic science. Forensic science offers the opportunity to contribute to society in a very meaningful way. A degree in forensic science will train you to use scientific principles to discover the truth behind […]

This ‘Cyborg’ Spinal Implant Could Help Paralyzed Walk Again

I recently came across this video that I found to be particularly interesting. It looks like scientists in France have recently created a remarkable, life-altering technology for patients with paralysis. It’s a”cyborg”-like spinal implant that could restore movement. Source: Futurism

Brain Implants That Can Connect Human Brain To The Digital World

A new DARPA program, Neural Engineering System Design (NESD), is seeking to bridge the gap between the human brain and the digital world. They believe this can be achieved through an implantable neural interface that offers unprecedented resolution and data-transfer bandwidth between the human brain and technological devices. The neural interface will basically serve as […]

“CSI Effect” Impacts Forensic Science

Many people are familiar with the field of forensic science from popular crime television shows, such as CBS’ long-running crime drama, CSI. The iconic crime show recently aired its last episode, after 15 seasons and more than 300 episodes. Over the years, CSI cemented itself within our society and largely influenced the way society perceives […]

7 Facts About Forensic Science

While you are probably familiar with the field of forensic science through various television shows, such as Law and Order or CSI, real-life forensic science is actually quite different from how these show portray the fields. Although forensic science is not what it appears to be on television, the field is still extremely interesting. I […]

Forensic Science: Origins and Early Methods

Forensic Science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past in which is then used in the court of law. Before the emergence of forensic science methods, criminal charges heavily relied on eyewitnesses or confessions in order to bring about a conviction. This made it very easy for criminals to escape […]