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WIREs Forensic Science
Volume 2 Issue 4 (July 2020)
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Ancestry estimation in forensic anthropology: A review
Published Online: Feb 03 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1369
Ancestry estimation in forensic anthropology relies on the complex relationship between genetics, population history, skeletal form, and social constructs. Our understanding of these interactions, as well as advances in appropriate statistical frameworks, have allowed the development of accurate classification methods, both metric and nonmetric, utilizing the cranium, postcranium, and dentition.
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Presumptive drug testing—The importance of considering prior probabilities
Published Online: Feb 18 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1371
Presumptive drug testing is often considered to be a very good method of screening. In this paper we demonstrate that the prevalence if the drug needs to be taken into account or the presumptive testing may actually be very poor.
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Towards reliable digital forensics investigations through measurement science
Published Online: Jan 03 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1367
Summary of how measurement science can be applied to digital forensics investigations to achieve reliability.
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Focus Articles

What do practicing lawyers need to know about technology?
Published Online: Apr 27 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1374
Linking law and technology.
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Forensic entomology for the investigator
Published Online: Feb 03 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wfs2.1370
Blow flies are the most common insect associated with the decomposition of a human body. They are responsible for consuming most of the soft tissues of a body in only a few days.
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