Publication / Source: Bioanalysis 6(4)
Authors: Halámek J
“The technology adopted from point-of-care clinical diagnostics can serve as a primary platform, and original approaches… can facilitate the design of a new generation of ‘personal’ forensic bio(chemical) kits.”
Modern forensic analysis is a methodology that changed the justice and prosecution processes for the first time more than 250 years ago when CW Scheele was trying to determine arsenic traces in corpse remnants of victims. It became an exciting scientific area where sophisticated scientific approaches were applied in the ‘very real world‘ environment. The methodology, which concurs physics, chemistry and biology combined with advanced mathematical sciences, has to handle, on the one hand determination of type, caliber and trajectory of gunshot projectile from gunshot residues .