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11. Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7842
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 2/17/2012
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, David H. Kaye, Thomas Busey, Melissa Gische, Gerry LaPorte, Colin Aitken, Susan M Ballou, Leonard Butt, Christophe Champod, David Charlton, Itiel E. Dror, Jules Epstein, Robert J. Garrett, Max Houck, Edward J. Imwinkelried, Ralph Keaton, Glenn Langenburg, Deborah A. Leben, Alice Maceo, Kenneth F. Martin, Jennifer L. Mnookin, Cedric Neumann, Joe Polski, Maria Antonia Roberts, Scott A. Shappell, Lyle Shaver, Sargur N. Srihari, Hal S. Stern, David Stoney, Anjali Swienton, Mary Frances Theofanos, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Vanderkolk, Maria Weir, Kasey Wertheim
Abstract: Fingerprints have provided a valuable method of personal identification in forensic science and criminal investigations for more than 100 years. The examination of fingerprints left at crime scenes, generally referred to as latent prints, consi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910745

12. Metrology Needs and NIST Resources for the Forensic DNA Community
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/1/2011
Authors: Michael D Coble, Margaret C Kline, John M Butler
Abstract: With the advent of Forensic DNA profiling in the mid-1980s, this technology has had a positive impact on the criminal justice system, helping to convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent. The field has evolved from focusing on multi-locus markers ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907456

13. Striation Density for Predicting the Identifiability of Fired Bullets
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 9/1/2010
Authors: Wei Chu, Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Susan M Ballou
Abstract: Without a selection procedure to exclude the bullets having insufficient individualized ballistics signature, automated ballistics identification systems will correlate an evidence bullet with all reference bullets stored in the database. Correlation ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901713

14. Measurement Challenges to Innovation in the Biosciences: Critical Roles for NIST
Series: OTHER
Report Number: 903034
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/1/2009
Authors: Willie E May, Michael D. Amos, Joan Pellegrino
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902138

15. New Resources for the Forensic Genetics Community Available on the NIST STRBase Website
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/7/2007
Author: John M Butler
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904130

16. Guide for the Selection of Biological Agent Detection Equipment for Emergency First Responders
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 3/1/2007
Authors: Alim A Fatah, Richard D. Arcilesi, Tesema Chekol, Charlotte H. Lattin
Abstract: In recognizing the needs of state and local emergency first responders, the Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) at NIST is developing biological detection equipment guides, through funding provided by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=32499

17. Highly Multiplexed Assays for Measuring Polymorphisms on the Y-Chromosome
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 10/17/2003
Authors: John M Butler, R Schoske, Peter M Vallone
Abstract: A multiplex PCR assay capable of amplifying 20 Y chromosome short tandem repeat (STR) markers simultaneously has been developed. These markers include all of the Y STRs that make up the extended haplotype used in Europe (DYS19, DYS385, DYS389I/II, D ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=830258

18. A New NIST Mitochondrial DNA Interactive Website
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 8/1/2002
Authors: Barbara C. Levin, L A. Tully, Diane K. Hancock, Frederick P. Schwarz, M S Lee
Abstract: Every human cell has from a few dozen to several thousand mitochondria each of which contain mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The sequence of the entire human mtDNA (16,569 base pairs) was determined and published by Anderson et al. in 1981. A mtDNA stan ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=830325

19. Mapping Reactive Oxygen-Induced DNA Damage at Nucleotide Resolution
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/1/1999
Authors: S. A. Akman, R Drouin, G P Holmquist, H Rodriguez
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=100571

20. Test Protocol for Comparative Evaluation of Protective Gloves for Law Enforcement and Corrections Applications
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/1/1999
Authors: Alim A Fatah, Kathleen M. Higgins
Abstract: The purpose of this test protocol is to compare the performance of protective gloves for use by law enforcement, corrections, and military personnel. The scope of this test protocol is limited to the types of gloves that meet the rating levels descr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30154



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