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How Fingerprinting Works

Fingerprinting is a popular technique for identifying criminals and authenticating access. Learn about fingerprinting and its storied history.

Do a Person’s Fingerprints Change After Death?

Our fingerprints serve to definitively identify us forever, right? But do they? How long do fingerprints remain usable as identification after we are dead?

Why Even Identical Twins Have Different Fingerprints

It's kind of amazing that no two fingerprints are alike, not even for identical twins! But why is that?

How Impression Evidence Works

Impression evidence is an important and sometimes overlooked aspect of the criminal investigation process. Find out about impression evidence here.

What Do Forensic Scientists Do?

Forensic lab techniques help investigators solve murders, hit-and-runs, arson cases and drug busts. Learn about forensic lab techniques and safety.

How DNA Profiling Works

How DNA profiling works involves creating a DNA profile. Learn how DNA profiling works and how a DNA profile works.

How Biometrics Works

With the help of Q, James Bond can breeze through a security system that requires the villain's irises, voice and handprint. Biometrics isn't just for the movies. Real-life businesses and governments are using it. Check it out.

Why do pineapple enzymes tenderize steak -- and your tongue?

Pineapple enzymes can help cooks tenderize steak by breaking down collagen. Find out why pineapple enzymes possess this culinary power?

How Crime Scene Investigation Works

Learn what really goes on when a CSI "processes a crime scene" and get a real-world view of crime scene investigation from a primary scene responder with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Eugenics Overshadows the Legacy of Scientific Genius Francis Galton

Francis Galton did pioneering work in meteorology, psychology, statistics and biometrics. But today he is mainly remembered for promoting eugenics.

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