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Forensics

Fields & Applications Forensics

Scent of an Ancient Woman

| James Strachan, Margot Lespade | 2 min read

Could analytical technologies be used to reconstruct the smells of the past?

Fields & Applications Food, Beverage & Agriculture

Spotting the Bad Apples

| James Strachan

To all honorable athletes out there, be careful where you source your supplements – they could be laced with anabolic steroids!

Fields & Applications Forensics

Sports Doping: Closing Pandora’s Box

| Douwe de Boer

You might think you know who won, but the race isn’t over until the analytical scientists have had their say…

Fields & Applications Pharma & Biopharma

The Next Frontier: Gene Doping

| James Strachan

Cheating athletes may be on the cusp of being able to enhance their sports performance through gene modification. But could we ever know?

Fields & Applications Forensics

Not So Fast…

| James Strachan

Since 1968, 142 summer Olympic Games medal results have been impacted by doping violations, with 74 percent of those identified retrospectively

Fields & Applications Forensics

Revealing the Unknown Enhancers

The latest mass spec and ion mobility advances enabling the identification of “novel” – potentially performance enhancing – substances

Techniques & Tools Spectroscopy

ToF-SIMS: A Secret Forensics Weapon?

| Lauren Robertson

How a new approach to imaging could help forensics scientists retrieve fingerprints from tricky bullet casings

Fields & Applications Forensics

Stashed Skull, Hidden Dragon (Man)

| Lauren Robertson

Once stowed away in an abandoned well, analysis of a Hominin fossil suggests we’ve found a long-lost sister lineage

Fields & Applications Mass Spectrometry

More Secrets of the Mary Rose

| Lauren Robertson

Multi-isotope analysis of teeth hints at a multicultural crew on Britain's infamous Tudor vessel

Fields & Applications Mass Spectrometry

A Treacherous Tale

| Lauren Robertson

Analysis of a black spot casts new light on the final hours of a deadly Danish Expedition


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