Decontaminant evaluation featured in Evidence Tech Magazine
The just-released edition of Evidence Technology Magazine features an article based on the recent evaluation of decontaminants performed by NFSTC’s laboratory personnel. The article discusses the safety as well as other strengths and limitations of a new decontaminant, STERIPLEX SD, relative to bleach.
NFSTC wants to hear from you!
NFSTC invites forensic service professionals and our stakeholders to participate in a brief, confidential survey about their needs and their understanding of NFSTC services. This feedback will help NFSTC to provide additional projects, trainings and services and can broaden the range of forensic services available to the community.
Changes in the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE)
As you may have heard, the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) will be handing over the operation of the FTCoE system to Research Triangle Institute (RTI) at the end of this calendar year. It has been a long journey since NFSTC developed and launched the Center in 2007. During […]
Free forensic anthropology workshop now available online
NFSTC’s free forensic anthropology workshop is now available online. This workshop, hosted by North Carolina State University and delivered by anthropologists from universities including University of Tennessee and Yale, focuses on advances in anthropology as they relate to the identification of human remains. Access the videos and presentations at http://projects.nfstc.org/tech_transition/anthropology/index.htm.
Free Drug and Explosive Detection Workshop Available Online
Presentations and videos from September’s technology transition workshop, Field Detection of Drugs and Explosive Odor Signatures Using Planar Solid Phase Microextraction Ion Mobility Spectrometry (PSPME-IMS), are now available online free from NFSTC. This training provides law enforcement with a novel approach for detecting and sampling illicit drugs and explosives.