Soil dishes the dirt on criminals

日期:2019-03-02 03:18:12 作者:袁娇丿 阅读:

By Linda Geddes CROOKS beware, a scraping of mud on your shoe could link you to a footprint at the scene of a crime, thanks to a technique that uniquely identifies different soils within a small area by their organic material. Soil is a tried-and-tested source of forensic information. To determine where it came from, investigators usually try to identify the inorganic components, such as the minerals, or the size,