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What’s Possible with Rapid DNA Technology?

August 2022
Series

NIJ scientist Tracey Johnson joins science writer Sarah Michaud in this episode. They discuss Rapid DNA technology, and Tracey explains the complexities of this technology – its pitfalls and its possibilities.

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The Evidence We Leave Behind (Part 2)

June 2022
Series
Gregory Dutton, a physical scientist at NIJ, and science writer Jim Dawson continue their conversation on the microbiome: what it is, how it applies to forensics, and the evolution of its role in forensic science.

TECHBeat, Fall 2006

Date Published
October 2006
Publication Type
Report (Technical)
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

NIJ Announces $1.3M to Fund Research in Public Forensic Laboratories

On January 11, 2022, NIJ announced $1.3 million in funding to support 5 new projects under its Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories (Public Labs R&E) program. Through its funding of forensic science grants, NIJ, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, continues to improve the examination and interpretation of physical evidence across the...