With rapid increase in crime rate all over the world, advancements in the forensics is the need of the hour. It used to play very important role in deciphering the complex crimes but in recent years it’s applications has extended to other sectors such as biodefense, healthcare, law enforcement and many others.

Digital surveillance XFT devices

Cyber Criminals Using XBOX to store data

Storing information in your XBOX devices sounds bit weird but this is the era we are living in, and to tackle these criminals Forensic scientists have come up with XFT devices which assists officials to track down these cyber crimes.

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Facial reconstruction 

This is as cool as it sounds, it allows experts to develop face of any person just by using skull, however old it might be you can develop a 3D facial image of required human. Although it is not 100% accurate, but accurate enough to avoid improper identification in any case.

 

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Credits : txstate.edu

 

 

DNA SEQUENCING

It is not the basic DNA testing we are talking here, it is something way beyond that. It is DNA sequencing that makes it possible for investigators to recognize a person if we don’t have blood samples or skin tissues or any other basic thing. It helps forensic scientists to redesign the DNA from scratch and derive a completely unique DNA.

 

 

Magnetic fingerprinting

Matching fingerprints is one of oldest forensic techniques used in solving crimes, recently scientists have done significant advancements to take this traditional crime solving technique to whole new level. It has also found its application in our daily lives such as fingerprint scanning while entering any building uses magnetic fingerprinting.

 

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These are just a few efforts going round the globe by forensic scientists to take down criminals and provide a better security systems. Altogether in a nutshell, all of these people are trying to make this world a better place to live.

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