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Federal Rule of Evidence 702 Rule Change Starting December 1, 2023
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Federal Rule of Evidence 702 governs the admissibility of expert witness testimony in federal courts. The rule is currently undergoing proposed amendments that have the potential to impact how forensic scientists present...
Beyond the Library: AI's Role in Modern Scientific Discovery
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an indispensable tool in contemporary research, facilitating scientists and scholars in various aspects of their work. From the early technological advancements like the wheel to m...
Latent Print Misidentification at the NYPD Latent Print Section
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
NYPD Fingerprint Misidentification Scandal: A Deep Dive Prosecutors across New York City are reviewing dozens of criminal convictions. This follows an admission by the NYPD about an eight-year-old incident inv...
The Ethical Intersection of Forensic Science and Artificial Intelligence
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Forensic science and artificial intelligence (AI) may seem like strange bedfellows, but they both involve advanced technical fields that can have profound impacts on people's lives. As the use of AI tools grows in areas ...
"The Art of a Well-Structured CV: Presenting Your Achievements and Accomplishments with Impact"
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
In today's competitive job market, a well-structured curriculum vitae (CV) plays a crucial role in helping job seekers stand out from the crowd. A CV serves as your personal marketing tool, providing potential employers ...
From Assumptions to Advancements: Why Latent Print Examiners Must Stay Current with Research
Monday, September 25, 2023
Remaining on the cutting edge of the latest research is a crucial ethical obligation for those working in latent print examination. As expert witnesses who provide testimony that impacts people’s lives, latent prin...
Nutrition Matters – How to maximize your next professional conference experience with nutrition.
Monday, September 18, 2023
Kira Orr, MS, RDN Attending a professional conference is an exciting work-related opportunity! The swag bags, the great connections, the speakers, and new information, all potentially in a great location if yo...
Inside the Ashland Wildlife Lab: How Scientists Combat Illegal Logging
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Illegal logging is a major problem worldwide, with devastating effects on our forests and the wildlife that depends on them. In the United States, the Ashland Wildlife Lab is taking an innovative approach to combat this ...
From Fingerprints to Predictive Analysis: AI's Role in Forensic Science
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Forensic science has come a long, long way over the years, from using fingerprints and DNA to identify criminals to using advanced imaging techniques to analyze crime scenes. However, the use of artificial intelligence (...
Impact of Minutiae Errors in Latent Fingerprint Identification: Assessment and Prediction
Sunday, August 20, 2023
Published in Applied Sciences on March 30, 2021 / MDPI-Open Access Journals The study focuses on the impact of small errors in latent fingerprint identification systems. Several experiments were conducted where ground-...