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11. Evaluation of a drop-on-demand micro-dispensing system for development of artificial fingerprints
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/7/2012
Authors: Jessica L Staymates, Matthew E Staymates, John G Gillen
Abstract: Precision micro-dispensing is a growing technique that has many applications in the scientific and additive manufacturing communities. Piezoelectric inkjet printing is capable of accurately dispensing exceedingly small volumes of low-viscosity soluti ...

12. Framework for the Evaluation of DNA Extract Suitability for Identification, Quantification and Sequencing of Unknown Microorganisms Microorganisms
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 12/3/2012
Authors: Nathanael David Olson, Jayne B Morrow
Abstract: This study provides an evaluation of DNA extraction methods when tasked with identifying unknown microorganisms. Research, public health, and clinical laboratories frequently turn to DNA-based molecular methods to identify and quantify unknown m ...

13. 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 ...

14. 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 ...

15. 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 ...

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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). ...

19. 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 ...

20. 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 ...

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