Forensics
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past which is then used in a court of law. The word forensic comes from the Latin forēnsis, meaning "of or be...
How Will You Die?
Science, statistics and lifestyle can help predict how you will die!
DNA In London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries Of The Great Plague
Scientists can use samples from skeletons’ teeth to answer lingering questions about the Black Death.
Has DNA Met Its Match As A Forensic Tool?
A lab team says its study on hair proteins could lead to a new test in five to 10 years.
How You Will Die
So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.
Causes of Death | FlowingData
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.
You Will Not Die in a Mass Shooting
Guns kill tens of thousands of Americans every year—the majority of them from suicide. Of the fraction that are homicides, only a vanishingly small fraction of those are high profile mass shootings of...
The Terrorism Statistics Every American Needs to Hear
Statistics indicate that Americans are more likely to die being struck by lightning than because of terrorism.
1001 Ways To Die In New York City In 1855
Maybe there weren’t 1001 ways to die, but in a typical week in New York’s death log 160 years ago there were at least 73 ways to enter into eternity. New York City was only the borough of Manhattan an...
Death in Your State: Map Shows 'Most Distinctive' Causes
The most common killers in the United States are well known — heart disease and cancer. But there are other, less common causes of death that are actually much more typical in certain states compared ...
Causes of death
The following is a list of the causes of human deaths worldwide for the year 2002, arranged by their associated mortality rates. There were 57,029,000 deaths tabulated for that year. Some causes liste...
Forensic identification
Forensic identification is the application of forensic science, or "forensics", and technology to identify specific objects from the trace evidence they leave, often at a crime scene or the scene of a...
Forensic science
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past which is then used in a court of law. The word forensic comes from the Latin forēnsis, meaning "of or be...
Voice risk analysis
The Voice Risk Analysis or VRA, not to be confused with Voice Stress Analysis (VSA), is marketed in the UK as a lie detection technology developed by Digilog. It is said to work by detecting the chang...
Unnatural death
Unnatural death is a category used by coroners or Medical Examiners and vital statistics specialists for classifying all human deaths not properly describable as death by natural causes. Hence it woul...
Forensic Science Society
The Forensic Science Society (FSSoc) is an international professional society based in the UK. It was founded in 1959 and is one of the oldest and largest forensic associations in the world. The main ...
Debbie Smith Act
The Debbie Smith Act of 2004 (42 U.S.C. 13701) provides United States federal government grants to eligible states and units of local government to conduct DNA analyses of backlogged DNA samples colle...