forensics forensics  /fə ˈrɛn sɪks/


  • (n) scientific tests or techniques used in the investigation of crimes


  1. Recently, Dutch forensics experts were able to extract vital information via hex dump from the remains of a phone, shattered and soaked in blood and water.
  2. Hair also makes a good forensics tool because it tends to stick around, decomposing at a much slower rate than other parts of the body.
  3. Wolves wait to undergo a necropsy at the US Fish and Wildlife Service forensics laboratory.


  1. Cloud Security Alliance Establishes Incident Management and Forensics Working Group

    The Cloud Security Alliance today announced the formation of the Incident Management and Forensics Working Group, a new CSA Working Group that will focus on the examination of incident handling and forensics ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. ‘Disgusting and cool’ day at camp

    Use forensics to solve a crime. Explore the mysteries of bones, blood and bodies. Build a robot or get creative with LEGOs.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Weather Forensics Leader DWS Introduces First-Ever Insurance Claims Factoring Service

    PLANO, Texas, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Weather Solutions (DWS), a national leader in weather forensics for the insurance and construction industries, has once again pushed the norm by creating ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Sens. Leahy and Arlen Specter, R-Pa., told the White House by letter Thursday that they want to hire an independent and "mutually trusted computer forensics expert. Such a process would help to restore public confidence in the White House's desire...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: Myrtle Beach Sun News

  2. "The practice is, and I'm sure it'll be followed in this case, is to do your forensics, to interview the witnesses, to try and identify not only who the victims were but also who the shooters were and the like, and then to take appropriate...
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Janet Napolitano Source: Washington Post

  3. Musharraf said the team would "help to cover our deficiencies in the field of forensics."
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Times of India

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