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forensic science

5 articles
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The Unforgotten

The people who go missing while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and the people who attempt to identify their remains.

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Murder in Miniature

One woman’s ghastly dollhouse dioramas turned crime scene investigation into a science.

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Solving Kathy Mabry's Murder

How an overzealous forensic pathologist and his odontologist sidekick put innocent Mississippi residents behind bars – and let killers run free.

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Do Fingerprints Lie?

Controversy over the alleged gold standard of forensic evidence.

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The Lazarus File

A murder case in Los Angeles, cold since the late ’80s, heats up thanks to breakthroughs in forensic science and leads detectives to “one of the unlikeliest murder suspects in the city’s history.”