Fly-egg profiling method reveals a corpse's 'time of death' faster http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i25/Bl... "Forensic entomologists figure out the insect species present and their current life stage-whether egg, larva, pupa, or adult-then use temperature and humidity at the site to get a time window for when colonization of the corpse occurred."
In Forensics, Microbiome May Become Next Fingerprint https://www.seeker.com/in-forensics-m... "A person's gut bacteria and the colony of microbes that live in the body and on the skin may serve as a unique identifier, much like a fingerprint, researchers said."
How Drug Forensics Work to Solve Overdose Mysteries https://www.seeker.com/health/georgia... "The pills were marked as Percocet, a widely prescribed opioid painkiller that's popular among addicts. But they contained a drug cocktail that's believed to have killed four people and put more than two dozen others in hospitals across south-central Georgia, according to the state Department of Public Health." ____________________
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