This week in forensics: the U.K. seeks university-based forensic research opportunities, a Canadian study reveals a new direction for shaken baby syndrome research, and questionable forensic evidence affects the Casey Anthony case. Here’s a roundup of forensics news:
A UK Home Office report
recommends, in light of the closure of the country’s Forensic Science Service, that research councils, which fund academic research in the UK, develop
a strategic research priority for forensic science
The Arizona Game and Fish Department completed
a portion of a forensic necropsy
on a bear that is believed to have attacked a woman.
New forensic pathology research
may shed light on the debate on shaken baby syndrome
ProPublica pointed out that the Florida murder trial of Casey Anthony
raised questions about forensic practices
and methods used frequently across the country.
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