LABORATORY NEWS
Accreditation for D.C.'s Forensic Science Lab

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Forensic Science Laboratory of the District’s Department of Forensic Sciences has been approved for accreditation by meeting international standards for forensic operations, DFS Director Max Houck announced.

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NIST Invites Comments on Structure of Forensic Science Guidance Groups

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking input on the structure of guidance groups that would promote scientific validity and reliability in forensic science. NIST is inviting comments on the structure of the groups through a Notice of Inquiry published Sept. 27, 2013, in the Federal Register.

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Muscles & Meth

An international team of scientists have identified potentially dangerous amounts of methamphetamine analog in the workout supplement Craze, a product widely sold across the U.S. and online. The study, published in Drug Testing and Analysis, was prompted by a spate of failed athletic drug tests. The results reveal the presence of methamphetamine analog N,α-DEPEA, which has not been safely tested for human consumption, in three samples.

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DNA Products Receive Validation/Approval

Two companies announced earlier this month developments in their products' approval and/or validation by nationally recognized organizations.

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Natural Enzymes Conquer Difficult Cleaning Challenges

Zymit Low-Foam is a synergistic dual-enzyme and detergent formula that specifically target and remove protein- and starch-based soils. The enzymes break down dirt, and the detergents gently wash it away. In some cases, Zymit Low-Foam will even deodorize. With a typical pH (neat) of 6.9 to 8.4, Zymit Low- Foam is almost as mild as ordinary water.

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Raman Spectroscopy of Paints

This report describes a study intended to identify pigments in automotive and architectural paint samples and develop practical methods for pigment analysis and identification using raman spectroscopy.

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New Books

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Most forensic disciplines attempt to determine the “who” of a crime. But bloodstain pattern analysis focuses on the “what happened” part of a crime. This book is the third edition of Blood-stain Pattern Analysis. The authors explore the topic in depth, explaining what it is, how it is used, and the practical methodologies that are employed to achieve defensible results. It offers practical, common-sense advice and tips for both novices and professionals. www.crcpress.com

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