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There is a broad array of forensic science disciplines. Laboratory-based forensic science includes DNA, toxicology, and drug analyses; whereas other disciplines are based on expert analysis and interpretation such as fingerprints, writing samples, and ballistics. During an investigation, forensic evidence may be collected at a crime scene, analyzed in a laboratory, and presented in court as evidence.



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The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Forensic Sciences, NIJ, March 2018

Rapid and Reliable On-Site Drug Detection Using Aptamer-based Sensors, NIJ, March 2018

Just Science Podcast: Episode 35: 2018 IPTES: Just Geeking Out on Patterns, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2018
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Just Science Podcast: Episode 36: 2018 IPTES: Just Footwear Size Does Matter, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2018
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Uncertainty Ahead - A Shift in How Federal Scientific Experts Can Testify, NIJ, February 2018

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