The close, physical contact during a violent crime leads to transfer of materials from victims to perpetrators (and vice versa) such as DNA. Researchers at the University of Central Florida recently showed that two unusual types of physical evidence, glitter and shimmer, have the potential to link individuals as well. Continue reading Body glitter and shimmer can aid sexual assault investigation
Researchers from Florida International University investigate if they can use SERS to rapidly detect synthetic cannabinoids in oral fluid. Continue reading Can metal nanoparticles and portable lasers detect synthetic cannabinoids in saliva?
Researchers from Florida International University develop a method that can help analyze new drugs. Continue reading A New Method for Identifying Novel Psychoactive Substances