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UK Judges Receive Primers on Forensic Science
Catherine Offord | Feb 28, 2018
Scientists in the U.K., in collaboration with members of the judiciary, have launched the first in a series of explanatory documents designed to help integrate science into the courtroom.
Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Andreas Kuersten | Nov 23, 2015
Advances in neuroimaging have improved our understanding of the brain, but the resulting data do little to help judges and juries determine criminal culpability.
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 31, 2013
A tactic designed to nab repeat offenders also pinpoints the source of infectious diseases and invasive species.
Brain Activity Predicts Re-arrest
Dan Cossins | Mar 27, 2013
Researchers demonstrate that brain activity in response to a decision-making challenge predicts the likelihood that released prisoners will be re-arrested.
A Call for Gun-Violence Research
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 14, 2013
More than 100 scientists signed a letter asking government to increase research on gun violence.
Neuroscience Not Ready for the Courtroom
Tia Ghose | Dec 14, 2011
Certain neuroscience techniques are not robust enough to be used as evidence in a trial, a new report says.
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 22, 2011
Experts come together to revisit the controversial field of genetics and criminology.