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Forensics

Fields & Applications Forensics

Stories of the Dead

| Matthew Hallam, Lana Brockbals, Pier Paolo Petrone, Cristina Barrocas Dias

How analytical chemistry refines life after death.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Image of the Month: Ancient Amphibian Autopsy

| Jonathan James

SEM and SRS-XRF reveal the most anatomically detailed structures of fossilized frogs to date.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Bronze Age Bartering

| Jonathan James

Trace element and isotope analyses highlight metal trading practices in Bronze Age Scandinavia.

Fields & Applications Chemical

Analyte at the Museum

| Charlotte Barker

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science.

Fields & Applications Forensics

On the Scent

Sitting Down With... Katelynn A. Perrault, Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences and Chemistry, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Pot Cemetery

| Matthew Hallam

Residue from an ancient burial site in Eastern Asia – and the cannabis use that time forgot.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Amber Alert: The Iberian Imitation Game

| Matthew Hallam

Amber was an important status symbol in prehistoric Iberia, but perhaps not a foolproof one.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Experimenting with Psychedelics

| Matthew Hallam

Analysis of shamanic ritual bundle paints a picture of botanical and psychotropic knowledge in ancient South America.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Splitting Hairs: Ingestion or Contamination?

| Matthew Hallam

Traditional testing of hair for drug use has struggled to differentiate genuine drug ingestion from external contamination - until now.

Fields & Applications Forensics

Analyzing the Underworld: A Legal High

| Martin Schmid

How a respectable chiral separation scientist got sucked into the weird, wonderful, and unpredictable field of novel psychoactive substances.

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