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Our best missing persons database could disappear in a few months
Officials point fingers over the fate of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, a crucial resource in solving dead-end forensics cases.
Microsoft’s new video authenticator could help weed out dangerous deepfakes
Big tech companies are working on tools to detect AI-manipulated videos as we approach the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
New evidence points to mass graves of people killed in Tulsa’s 1921 race massacre
For forensic scientists, really old crime scenes are a trove of information
Adobe is teaching artificial intelligence to sniff out Photoshopped images
AI is getting better at recognizing fakes, but forgers are moving fast.
Blow flies helped exonerate a woman of murder 17 years after the fact
Or rather, a lack thereof.
DNA evidence could soon tell cops your age, whether you smoke, and what you ate for breakfast
Epigenetic markers on DNA can reveal far more intricate details about someone than current techniques.
Consumer DNA tests can’t tell you much, but they sure can get your relatives arrested
It's time to think about who has your data.
Spot faked photos using digital forensic techniques
You're not very good at recognizing faked photos, but these techniques can help.
We need more ‘body farms’ to figure out how corpses rot
Research on pig carcasses and a new body farm in Florida might offer some clues
Thanatomicrobiome: Microbial Life After Death
Researchers are gaining insight from post-mortem microbial interactions