CSI: Abertay - Light Microscopy in Forensics Research
2 December 2014
From the laboratory to the courtroom, the possibilities presented with light microscopy facilitate a range of tasks throughout the area of forensic science. This case study outlines how, at Abertay University in Scotland, the forensic science research team has employed the latest Olympus opto-digital light microscopy to advance several research projects. These projects involve the analysis of various types of evidence including fingerprints, illicit drugs and pen marks.