Death Becomes Us: Why We All Need to See Death and Decay

Carla Valentine | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Carla Valentine

I've worked with human remains in various guises for over 10 years and the idea of interacting with them, for example at medical museums, is currently particularly contentious.

Time to Face up to Employee Fraud

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Blind trust is the belief that an employee with access to company accounts chooses to stay late and work weekends, unobserved, out of selfless devotion. Professional scepticism is what allows those motives to be questioned, possibly using discrete checks.

Yasser Arafat, Polonium Poisoning and the Curies

Michael Freemantle | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech
Michael Freemantle

Polonium is a silver-grey metallic chemical element that can exist as 33 different species known as isotopes. All 33 isotopes are radioactive. The one that is suspected of killing Arafat is polonium-210, the same isotope that killed the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.

While Politicians Tinker, Victims of Child Abuse Suffer

Jane Fae | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jane Fae

Paedophiles are escaping justice as political interference with the forensics service means some police forces are pursuing only the worst and most serious of cases.

Stephen Lawrence Case Hinged On Tiny Traces Of Forensic Evidence

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

The prosecution of Gary Dobson and David Norris in the Stephen Lawrence murder trial hinged on tiny traces of forensic evidence found by a cold case t...

Crucial Stephen Lawrence Fibres Like 'Looking For A Needle In A Haystack'

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

Fibres linked to Stephen Lawrence found by a cold case squad on suspects' clothes were not discovered earlier because it was like "looking for a needl...