Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws. Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. Forensic Science is a multidisciplinary subject, drawing principally from chemistry, biology, physics, geology, psychology, social sciences etc.

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Steven A. Koehler

Steven A. Koehler | Editor-in-Chief

Dr. (MPH.PhD), Epidemiology, Forensic Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, USA, Email: [email protected], Tel: +412-487-2531


Alessandro Bonsignore

Alessandro Bonsignore | Editor-in-Chief

Researcher, Department of Health Sciences-Section of Legal and Forensic Medicine, University of Genova, Italy, Tel: +393407137164, Fax: +390103537643; Email: [email protected]



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2020-12-15 Research Article


Awareness level on the role of forensic DNA database in criminal investigation in Nigeria: A case study of Benin city

Nwawuba Stanley Udogadi* and Akpata Chinyere Blessing Nkiruka


Pieces of evidence have continued to emerge, demonstrating the extensive efficiency and effectiveness of the DNA database in assisting criminal investigations around the world. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the awareness level on the prominent role of Forensi…

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2020-03-14 Case Report


A case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis complicated by Pulmonary Thromboembolism

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We report a case of pulmonary embolism complicated with pulmonary tuberculosis. A 48-year-old woman suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis more than 6 years without formal treatment. Recently, she went to hospital because of “chest tightness and dyspnea”, and died i…

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2020-02-12 Research Article


Sensitivity and Intertextile variance of amylase paper for saliva detection

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Contemporary forensic science hinges on DNA analysis to link an individual to a crime scene. Sources of DNA include bodily fluids, including saliva. Amylase is a primary enzyme in human saliva and thus, if detected, indicates possible presence of human saliva. Amylase paper ca…

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2019-10-25 Research Article


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2019-06-05 Research Article


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2018-01-17 Research Article


Correlate alcohol and toxicology analysis with Urinary Bladder Distension on Post-mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT): A Validation Study

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2018-01-11 Case Report


Implications of entomological evidence during the investigation of five cases of violent death in Southern Brazil

PatrĂ­cia J Thyssen*, Marina FK Aquino, Natane CS Purgato, Edmilson Martins, Alexandre A Costa, Carolina GP Lima and Claudemir R Dias


In homicide cases, knowledge about time of death is important as it directs police investigation towards the discovery of authorship, including or excluding suspects of a crime, and determining nature of death. In Brazil, entomological evidence is still neglected by official …

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2017-12-27 Case Report


Failure to Autopsy: The Otto Warmbier Case

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Coroner and medical examiner offices are charged with the medicolegal investigation of deaths to determine the cause and manner of death. We describe the recent high-profile case of Otto Warmbier, who tragically died shortly after his return in a coma from North Korea and in …

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2017-10-31 Research Article


Brain changes in Hypothermia: Surface-versus Core-cooling in pigs

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2017-10-11 Case Report


Enclosure asphyxia as a cause of death in 3 Nigerian children trapped at the boot of car-Case reports and review of literature

Martin A Nzegwu *, FMCPath Nig, DB Olusina Francis Ikechukwu Ukekwe and Victor Nzegwu


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